Bug#138995: marked as done (libcw: text entry widget duplicates characters during quick typing)
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Subject: libcw: text entry widget duplicates characters during quick typing
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I usually type between 60 and 80 words per minute. As I use cooledit to edit my
LaTeX documents, I use it quite often. Sometimes, when I press a key in the
main text edit widget in cooledit, it prints the previously-entered character
(or, sometimes, the character before that) in place of the character which I
pressed. This occurs consistently, although not at every keypress. Also, the
problem happens most notably during inter-word spaces.
For example, the following is a sample of a quote which I typed in cooledit, and
the version on the following line(s) is what I actually typed:
``I try to learanas much as I canabecause I know nnthini cocpared totwwat I
``I try to learn as much as I can because I know nothing compared to what I
need to know.''
As you can see, this is a very annoying problem, and manually fixing it after it
occurs can become very time-consuming (especially when a (^H + char) combination
inputs two ^H's).
Some more info:
I installed the bin pkgs of libcw and cooledit...
$dpkg -l cooledit libcw libcw-dev
ii cooledit 3.17.1-3.1 A portable, fast X Window text editor with b
ii libcw 3.17.1-3.1 The Cool widget library used by cooledit/coo
No packages found matching libcw-dev.
-- System Information
Debian Release: testing/unstable
Kernel: Linux cpp 2.4.18-swsusp #7 Wed Mar 13 13:06:40 UTC 2002 i686
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE=C
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From: Matej Vela <email@example.com>
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Subject: Bug#138995: fixed in cooledit 3.17.7-1
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We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
cooledit, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:
A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is
Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed. If you
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Date: Sat, 2 Nov 2002 11:13:19 +0100
Binary: libcw-dev coolman libcw smalledit coolicon cooledit
Architecture: source i386
Maintainer: Debian QA Group <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Changed-By: Matej Vela <email@example.com>
cooledit - A portable, fast X Window text editor with beautiful 3D widgets.
coolicon - Displays pixmap (.XPM) files as icons on the desktop.
coolman - Man page viewer using the Cool Widget library.
libcw - The Cool widget library used by Cooledit/Coolicon/Coolman.
libcw-dev - The Cool widget library (header files)
smalledit - Stripped down version of Cooledit.
Closes: 66239 67708 138995 167031
cooledit (3.17.7-1) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload.
* New upstream release:
- Cyrillic input works now. Closes: #67708.
- Key press queueing problem fixed. Closes: #138995.
* Compile with Python 2.2. Closes: #167031.
- Detect Python even if more than one version is installed.
- Use AM_MAINTAINER_MODE to avoid rebuilding configure etc. after
dpkg-source screws up timestamps (#105750).
* widget/editoptions.c (edit_options_dialog),
widget/initapp.c (CInitialise): Make sure tab width is positive to
avoid division by zero. Closes: #66239.
* Switch to debhelper 4.
* Move from /usr/X11R6 to /usr.
* debian/copyright, debian/watch: Update upstream URL.
* debian/docs: Drop README, it's a plain-text copy of cooledit.1.
* debian/README.Debian: Just a copy of the description; remove.
* debian/changelog: Remove obsolete Emacs local variables.
* Conforms to Standards version 3.5.7.
59e397d1a1b8717bcee5bfe4f86eb4e3 673 editors optional cooledit_3.17.7-1.dsc
06e16994ebc2108e04dc7c6bd29981de 1705631 editors optional cooledit_3.17.7.orig.tar.gz
f3060fa67ed36a9d02530464bf8d6dde 7759 editors optional cooledit_3.17.7-1.diff.gz
fdf12126662da5479bf04df391c0f861 249296 libs optional libcw_3.17.7-1_i386.deb
52dc9807f3e55a658f2f6dc42f21ccf8 261262 devel optional libcw-dev_3.17.7-1_i386.deb
80e26cc7fa18fd8fe5f170ba15e5edfc 267030 editors optional cooledit_3.17.7-1_i386.deb
64fad221e352f48906a4736cd39efd04 103644 x11 optional coolicon_3.17.7-1_i386.deb
9eb9c82d19e3d0f3b1f896fb193c06a9 21438 doc optional coolman_3.17.7-1_i386.deb
6793ec0494528bbecab931678c0e69ae 27692 editors optional smalledit_3.17.7-1_i386.deb
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