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Re: scrolling; annotations

From: <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2000 12:38:47 +0100
Message-Id: <200001101138.MAA10177@tahiti.inrialpes.fr>
To: bglbv@my-deja.com
cc: www-amaya-dev@w3.org


As that question concerns the development I answer in the www-amaya-dev list
instead of the www-amaya list.

In-reply-to: Your message of Sat, 08 Jan 2000 09:55:29 -0500."
> I've had trouble with Amaya going into an infinite loop when I hit one of the
> arrow keys in the structure view. I suspect the problem is in the routine
> LocateLeafBox (thotlib/editing/textcommands.c) where the routines TtcLineUp,
> TtcLineDown, TtcScrollLeft, TtcScrollRight are always called with the second
> argument equal to 1, regardless of the value of FrameTable[frame].FrView .
> For one thing, that 1 is formally wrong since those routines take an argument
> of type View and 1 is a literal of type int. At the very least it should be
> replaced with a symbolic designation for the formatted view, if the formatted
> view is intended (which I don't even think it is).
> For another, I just patched my copy of the source code and tested the result,
> and it seems to behave much better. I'm composing this message offline, so I
> can't run a "cvs diff -c" on the relevant file until after this message gets
> sent. But it amounts to
>    View view;
>    view = FrameTable[frame].FrView;
> and replacing those (doc, 1) with (doc, view).

You're right, this is a bug but I propose a different fix.
The caller function knows the view and just has to pass the right view number.
I fixed that bug in the CVS base.

> ----------
> Also, I hope Josť Kahan and any other interested parties have noticed that
> the latest annotlib changes won't compile. I had to reconfigure with
> --disable-annot (which is OK for me, since I haven't actually tried the
> annotation feature yet).

OK, he will fix the problem as soon as possible.

Received on Monday, 10 January 2000 06:39:00 UTC

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