Bug 79423 - tclhelp display breakage
Summary: tclhelp display breakage
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tcltk
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jens Petersen
QA Contact: Bill Huang
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2002-12-11 16:27 UTC by Peter Dalgaard
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:48 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-02-26 06:56:12 UTC


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Description Peter Dalgaard 2002-12-11 16:27:26 UTC
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Description of problem:
In RH8.0, the tclhelp output has garbage in displayed help pages

1mNAME0m
       scale - Create and manipulate scale widgets

1mSYNOPSIS0m
       1mscale 4m22mpathName24m ?4moptions24m?

Looks like color/font changing codes that aren't getting interpreted.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.start tclhelp
2.click Tk/Widgets/scale
3.
	

Actual Results:  Garbled help page

Expected Results:  normal help page

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jens Petersen 2002-12-12 06:37:54 UTC
Reproduced also in latest 8.3.5-78.

As you say, looks like escape codes for bold, etc are appearing
the text.

Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2004-02-26 06:56:12 UTC
Fixed in tclx-8.3.5-1 in FC devel.


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