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Bug 79423

Summary: tclhelp display breakage
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Peter Dalgaard <p.dalgaard>
Component: tcltkAssignee: Jens Petersen <petersen>
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE QA Contact: Bill Huang <bhuang>
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Version: 8.0   
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Description Peter Dalgaard 2002-12-11 16:27:26 UTC
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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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How reproducible:

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

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.