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Re: Snapshot Amaya 8.2+

From: Irene Vatton <irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 10:40:39 +0100
To: Serge Torres <Serge.Torres@ens-lyon.fr>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <20040114104039.1da42c72.irene.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

On Wed, 14 Jan 2004 09:19:22 +0100 (CET)
Serge Torres <Serge.Torres@ens-lyon.fr> wrote:

> Hi,
> First of all, thanks to the Amaya team for this new version.
> I just gave a try to the new snapshot, with a special focus on
> table stuff.
> 1) At first glance, I have noticed a weird bug. If I just
> create a new XHTML 1.1 document, add a table and give it a
> style="margin-left:20pt" and then a "width=100%", the bottom horizontal
> line of the border will extend  far beyond to the right of the
> right border. The same defect shows in a printout of the
> document.
> I use the GTK binary version in Linux Redhat 8.0. It did not happen with
> GL version 8.2 on the same platform.

I guess the display is done too early when  the table formating is not complete yet.
I'll continue to work on this problem.

> 2) At start, I have been missing the "Enter key functionnality in tables
> but I must acknowledge that the new interface offers more possiblities. As
> matter of fact having *both features*, the "Enter" behaviour for the
> regular table stuff and the new menus for special things would be make me
> happy.

The "Enter" key functionnality in tables is still available, but you have to select the
cell (F2 or Esc keys let you do that selection) to create a new cell and its column, 
or a row to create a new row.
With the previous approach, it was impossible to create empty paragraphs
within a cell.

> 3) A more complicated document (I can send it off the list to anyone who
> is interested in) fails now to print. The generated PostScript is wrong at
> some point : an "ellipse" function (with a wrong number of arguments) is
> called for a list bullet for particular item when the "cer" function is
> called for all the other bullets !

I'm interested, of course.

> Anyway, I think the layout problem is the most serious issue.
> Thanks to the Amaya team for this new version.
> Best regards
> Serge Torres

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