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Bug 79849 - error dialog displays without text
Summary: error dialog displays without text
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnumeric
Version: 8.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Havoc Pennington
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-17 15:18 UTC by Guy Streeter
Modified: 2016-02-10 01:32 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-01-13 03:57:14 UTC

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Description Guy Streeter 2002-12-17 15:18:53 UTC
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.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce: 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 2003-01-13 03:57:14 UTC
Upstream as

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