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Re: [XForms] Unwanted behavior with radio buttons (with possible fix!)

From: Jens Thoms Toerring
Subject: Re: [XForms] Unwanted behavior with radio buttons (with possible fix!)
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2015 16:02:40 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Hello Sirius,

On Tue, Oct 06, 2015 at 10:28:51PM -0500, SBP wrote:
> I'm having the following unwanted behavior with xforms-1.2.4:
> I have a set of three radio buttons on the same group, and I've set all
> three buttons to respond only to left mouse clicks. After this, when I
> right click on any of the two non-set buttons in the group, the one
> that is set loses its color highlighting, yet keeps being set.
> I think this is a bug, as it seems the non-set buttons are responding
> to those right clicks, and are somehow stealing the highlighting
> from the button that is set.

Yes, definitely sounds like one:-(

> Looking at the source I have traced the issue to the file handling.c,
> as it seems that fli_handle_form calls fli_do_radio_push whenever a
> mouse button is pushed inside the form and over a radio button,
> regardless of the mouse buttons active for the button. Thus,
> fli_do_radio_push should be made to honor the active mouse buttons for
> the radio button, however as do_shortcut calls fli_do_radio_push with a
> left mouse push, if left mouse were to be disabled, shortcuts wouldn't
> work.
> I think two changes are in order. Modify fli_do_radio_push to honor the
> active mouse buttons for the radio button being pushed, and modify the
> way do_shortcut pushes a radio button. For the latter I propose adding
> another possible value to the 'key' argument that corresponds to a
> shortcut's push.
> What do you think?

Seems to be a sound analysis of the problem and of the ways to
solve it! Give me a bit of time to take a closer look. I guess a
new "stable" release is in order since a number of bugs have been
found and fixed. When I've got a bit more of time I'll do that!

                   Thank you and best regards, Jens
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