Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 456860
Link is displaced
Last modified: 2008-08-04 07:16:09 EDT
Description of problem:
Links are displaced. Look at "Steps to Reproduce"
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): default Fedora 9
Steps to Reproduce:
1. elinks http://www.hofyland.cz/
2. now select some links (by arrow keys)
Links are displaced - see attached screenshot. When using mouse you have to
click a little aside.
Links are not mangled. Fixed in Rawhide (ver. 0.12pre1).
Created attachment 312757 [details]
This displacement is caused by UTF-8 characters in link's text. The same
behavior can be seen on 0.12 branch of elinks with disabled UTF-8 support (./
configure --disable-utf-8). Unfortunately the 0.11 branch of elinks is not
There is no easy way to backport UTF-8 support from rawhide. To work around
this you can simply set "7-bit ASCII" character set from menu and links will be
Solution for that issue is not easy. Simple backport is not possible. As workaround you can change character set to 7-bit ASCII.