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Re: address@hidden: Re: address@hidden: Scrolling down fails to refre
It is Windows specific, and is fixed in HEAD. The fix
that is in HEAD caused other problems in the RC branch
so it was taken out before 21.2 was released.
> from: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> date: Thu, 05 Sep 2002 03:47:13
> to: address@hidden
> subject: Re: address@hidden: Re: address@hidden: Scrolling down fails to
> Is this really Windows-specific? If so, would someone who works on
> Windows please look at it?
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> From: address@hidden (Gerd Moellmann)
> Date: 04 Aug 2002 15:25:32 0200
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> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
> > Would you please look at this?
> > He included a 3 meg screen capture, so I have deleted that;
> > please tell me if you want it.
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> > From: "Bernard A Badger" <address@hidden>
> > To: <address@hidden>
> > Subject: Scrolling down fails to refresh.
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> > Date: Mon, 13 May 2002 16:47:27 -0400
> > This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
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> > The following is a screen capture (Alt-Print Scrn) of Emacs as it scrolls
> > badly
> > and does not
> > refresh properly.
> > GNU Emacs 21.2.1 (i386-msvc-nt5.0.2195) of 2002-03-19 on buffy
> > If you cannot see the embedded picture, here's a description of the problem.
> > When I scroll down the window (Pull scrollbar down, that is) and there is a
> > "Stay on Top"
> > window overlapping the bottom of the emacs window
> > (such as Rational Purify's "Purify Instrumentation" progress window,
> > or the Windows "Task Manager" window),
> > the graphics of the obscuring window are copied up as we scroll.
> > Sometimes they are erased in the end, sometimes not.
> > (I say "scroll down" when the window goes down the file, the corresponding
> > text appears to go up the screen.)
> > This can occur multiple times, until there is a "chatter" of
> > wrongly-scrolled
> > window parts.
> > I suspect this has something to do with the incorrect scrolling that occurs
> > anyway.
> > This is when the size of the scroll bar is re-computed based on the number
> > of
> > characters
> > on-screen. It should really be based on the number of lines. I think that
> > in
> > the end it is, and
> > it's the temporary "approximate" scrolling that is to blame.
> That looks a lot like another report for Emacs on MS-Windows, for
> which Jason said it was Windows-specific.
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