Bug 79423 - tclhelp display breakage
tclhelp display breakage
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tcltk (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jens Petersen
Bill Huang
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Reported: 2002-12-11 11:27 EST by Peter Dalgaard
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-02-26 01:56:12 EST
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Description Peter Dalgaard 2002-12-11 11:27:26 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20021003

Description of problem:
In RH8.0, the tclhelp output has garbage in displayed help pages

       scale - Create and manipulate scale widgets

       1mscale 4m22mpathName24m ?4moptions24m?

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

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

Actual Results:  Garbled help page

Expected Results:  normal help page

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jens Petersen 2002-12-12 01:37:54 EST
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 01:56:12 EST
Fixed in tclx-8.3.5-1 in FC devel.

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