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Bug 160544 - Find dialog: misplaced input
Summary: Find dialog: misplaced input
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xemacs
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Ville Skyttä
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Whiteboard: bzcl34nup
: 238872 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-06-15 18:28 UTC by Ville Skyttä
Modified: 2009-01-09 06:52 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-01-09 06:52:41 UTC

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Description Ville Skyttä 2005-06-15 18:28:38 UTC
Mark Schwartz in : 
When selecting "Find" from the toolbar, the dialog comes up properly. 
However, when typing in the text to search for, nothing appears in the 
input field in the dialog. 
I noted however, when using a mouse to expand the lower border of the 
dialog window, the text appears in a space, below the dialog and above 
the window border.

Comment 1 Ville Skyttä 2005-06-15 18:29:39 UTC
I have my window behaviour (in KDE) set to "Focus follows mouse", and when the 
window opens initially (focused), the text appears in the correct place.  
After moving the mouse pointer out of the find dialog and then back (ie. 
unfocus and then focus again), _then_ the text starts to appear in the wrong 

Comment 2 Marc Schwartz 2005-06-15 20:17:30 UTC

Curiously, I cannot replicate the behavior with metacity under GNOME. The text
is always misplaced, irrespective of the mouse/focus settings.

Thanks for the follow up.


Comment 3 Ville Skyttä 2005-07-11 16:36:50 UTC
For reference, upstream report (no responses so far): 

Comment 4 Ville Skyttä 2007-01-01 21:48:35 UTC
Still occurs in FC-5 and FC-6, bumping to non-EOL'd distro version.

Comment 5 Ville Skyttä 2007-06-14 20:10:02 UTC
21.5.28 doesn't seem to fix it, nor F7.

Comment 6 Ville Skyttä 2007-06-14 20:12:26 UTC
*** Bug 238872 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 01:57:22 UTC
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Comment 8 Marc Schwartz 2008-04-04 02:29:15 UTC
Ville et al,

I gave up on XEmacs quite some time ago and am using Emacs 23 from cvs under F8.

Unless somebody else is still bothered by this issue, as far as I am concerned,
it can be closed.

Thanks for the follow up.

Comment 9 Ville Skyttä 2008-04-04 21:24:59 UTC
I've just verified that the issue is still present in F-8, leaving open.

Comment 10 Nick Fitzkee 2008-04-07 12:07:30 UTC
Originally, I reported this bug because of issues in PyMol and MatLab, unaware
of issues in Xemacs.  Specifically, the PyMol (0.99c) main menu text entry box
had the same kind of issue: typing in it would be to no avail (typing in the
visualization window is fine), and MatLab file open/close dialogs would have
similar behavior.  However, the PyMol issue seems to have been resolved as of
FC7.  I don't have MatLab on this machine, but perhaps someone could report on
whether its behavior is similarly resolved?  If so, then that would indicate at
least some progress has been made.

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Comment 12 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 06:52:41 UTC
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