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Re: Bugs: Special characters change, insert img doesn't work

From: Irene VATTON <Irene.Vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Fri, 26 May 2000 16:25:59 +0200
Message-Id: <200005261425.QAA15476@tahiti.inrialpes.fr>
To: Jens-Erik Weber <Jens-Erik_Weber@gmx.net>
cc: www-amaya@w3.org
> Apparently this message didn't get through the first time (Sunday), at
> least it's still not not in the WWW archive (Tuesday), though a bcc reached
> me. So I hope it's o.k. that I send it a second time.
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> when I insert special characters into a formula, many of them first show
> up correctly, after saving it you can see the update in the source code:
> here there are already totally different characters (one byte code, no
> entities), others like the greek letters (I haven't tried all of them)
> are displayed as entities in the sopurce code (like &alpha;). After
> reloading the page in the browser the first type of characters (probably
> all but greek characters like bullet, infinity, proportional, arrows)are
> completeley messed up and become just other special characters. I use
> Amaya 3.1 on Win 95; in the last version of Amaya that I used, e.g. a
> bullet became &bull; in the source, but now it becomes ".".  I want to
> use Amaya for a physics presentation soon, and like this it's diddicult
> to edit formula. Is the old version still available somewhere, until
> this bug is fixed? Another minor bug: when clicking the "alpha beta
> gamma" button a character that is displayed as a square is inserted into
> the formula.

This is a bug due to the Unicode support in the 3.1 release. It's solved now
in the CVS base. The patch will be available with the next release (end of 
June).
Sorry for the inconvenience.
> 
> Inserting images doesn't work at all (yes, I was clever enough to insert
> an alt text after the dialog box "alt text is mandatory" showed up, but
> it doesn't work anyway).

I'm fixing that bug in the new release.
 
> At least for my purposes the old version worked better, so it would be
> nice to make it available again until you can fix the bugs! Thanks!

I restored the old Win95 versions 2.5 and 3.0 on the http server
http://www.w3.org/Amaya/Distribution
In the future we will keep the previous version on the server.


-- 
     Irene.
Received on Friday, 26 May 2000 10:26:12 UTC

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