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Re: multi-line field issues

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: multi-line field issues
Date: Sun, 12 Oct 2008 20:42:50 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 10:33:49PM +0530, Sentinel wrote:
> I believe I had earlier reported that a multi-line field will not display 
> anything if there are newlines in the string passed to it through  
> set_field_buffer.
> Today, I was testing one program which was displaying a file created  
> using:
>>     ls -ltr | nl > test.t
> I found 2 new issues:
> It will not display anything if:
> 1. TAB is present ("nl" places a tab)
> 2. Any non-print characters. (my "ls" uses colors which introduces ansi  
> escape characters).

that _sounds_ like a bug report (I did not get far enough this weekend
to investigate this, since I was clearing out backlog...)

> I am wondering if this feedback could be incorporated, or is ncurses only 
> looking at bug-fixes.

...it's on my to-do list...

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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