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Bug#77498: xlibs: [Xaw7] scrollbars with text widgets don't work like Xaw6 did



On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 08:47:07AM -0500, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> Hi, I've been going through my list of submitted bugs, and noticed this
> old one still lying around.
> 
> Here's an update on the status of this bug: as of xbase-clients 4.2.1-3,
> this bug has been partially fixed. Xmessage now displays a vertical
> scrollbar when the output is very long; however, it still fails to show a
> horizontal scrollbar when the output is too wide to fit in the window.
> Just wondering if upstream is aware of this bug. (Or is it a configuration
> issue?) 

Xaw 7 doesn't support the "whenNeeded" value of the scrollbar resource.

See Xaw(7) for more information.

I think the opinion of the upstream Xaw maintainer is that this report
is a feature, not a bug.

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