Bug 481728 - Cursor position not updated correctly
Cursor position not updated correctly
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: lyx (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Rex Dieter
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-01-27 07:15 EST by Adam Huffman
Modified: 2009-12-18 02:42 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-12-18 02:42:27 EST
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Screenshot showing cursor problem (145.42 KB, image/png)
2009-01-27 07:24 EST, Adam Huffman
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Another screenshot of corruption (15.73 KB, image/png)
2009-05-17 19:12 EDT, Remko
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Description Adam Huffman 2009-01-27 07:15:20 EST
Description of problem:
When moving the cursor around a document, intermediate cursor positions are not erased and it's very hard to tell exactly where the cursor is.  This happens both when moving with the arrow keys or with other shortcuts (e.g. forwards/backwards by word).

The screenshot gives an idea of what's happening.

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Comment 1 Adam Huffman 2009-01-27 07:24:48 EST
Created attachment 330086 [details]
Screenshot showing cursor problem
Comment 2 José Matos 2009-01-27 13:11:42 EST
I have seen this before and yet I am not able to reproduce this anymore.

I have tried F-10 and the same version you noted above (on a i686) and also 1.6.1 and 1.6.2svn on rawhide with no success in getting the same problem.

Do you have a precise recipe that forces the bad redraws?

The 1.6.2 will be out soon, with lots of bug fixes, in any case. :-)
Comment 3 Adam Huffman 2009-01-28 12:58:13 EST
No precise recipe, I'm afraid.  I did find yesterday that clicking with the mouse made the phantom cursor images disappear, but I can't recreate the problem today.

If the problem doesn't reappear soon I'll close the bug.
Comment 4 Remko 2009-05-17 19:12:51 EDT
Created attachment 344360 [details]
Another screenshot of corruption

I have the same problem, however I got it everywhere. Every textbox i see has this problem.

Some observations:
- when typing in gnome-terminal, text is garbled. When window is dragged normal text is restored.
- when typing in firefox text appears normal, when i go back (ctrl+left) the cursor disappears and sometimes a line remains. When I reach the part of the text i want to edit it's quite hard to see my insert location
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Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2009-12-18 02:42:27 EST
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