Bug 79849 - error dialog displays without text
error dialog displays without text
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnumeric (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 2002-12-17 10:18 EST by Guy Streeter
Modified: 2016-02-09 20:32 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-12 22:57:14 EST
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Description Guy Streeter 2002-12-17 10:18:53 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20021003

Description of problem:
If you try to import a csv file containing an illegal character, gnumeric will
present an error dialog box with no text.
The gnome dialog box fails to display any text at all if there is a char with
the high bit set in the text string.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.in US English locale, try to import a csv file containing a character with a
2.see the empty error message box.

Actual Results:  message box with no text appears

Expected Results:  message box explaining why the file import failed.

Additional info:

The gnome dialog box failure is reproducible in a simple test program.
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2003-01-12 22:57:14 EST
Upstream as http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=103314

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