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

On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 10:52:53AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> 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.

Weird, the manpage says that "whenNeeded" is not supported for *both*
horizontal and vertical scrollbars. Or does xmessage create a vertical
scrollbar by default now?

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

OK. I don't have a problem with that. :-)


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