Number: 1243

Date: 30-May-84 15':12':34

Submitter: vanMelle

Source: vanMelle

Subject: Reshaping window (e.g. Chat) can lose caret to outside of window

Assigned To: 

Attn: Burton, vanMelle

Status: Open


Problem Type: Design - UI

Impact: Minor

Difficulty: Moderate


Priority: Perhaps

System: Windows and Graphics

Subsystem: Window System



Lisp Version: 26-Apr-84 18':56':44

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Description: '
Date':  2 May 84 12':27 PDT'
Subject': Lisp': Caret locating after reshaping CHAT window'
To':, Burton, Vanmelle'
Lisp System Date': 26-Apr-84 18':56':44'
Machine': Dorado (Ahwahnee)'
Microcode version': 24,4'
Memory size': 10000'
Frequency': Always'
Impact': Moderate'
I reshaped a chat window to make it smaller, and afterwards found that the caret (which had been in the Chat window) was now blinking at some other random place in another window.  In fact, on a second attempt at reshaping, I the caret ended up blinking in the title region of the chat window.'
Date': 13 Jul 84 15':15 PDT'
To': Burton'
I have recategorized this as a window system problem (the reshape code should include "try to keep current position visible" as part of its constraints), and attn''ed you.  The same problem is true of other windows, eg. an exec or break window.'


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Edit-By: vanMelle

Edit-Date: 13-Jul-84 15':18':09