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Re: bug report - Amaya crashing when trying to 'cut' from source view or the WYSIWYG page

From: Amy van der Hiel <amy@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2007 17:06:03 -0500
Message-Id: <DDDF3053-7494-416C-B194-F212E7C72230@w3.org>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
To: Laurent Carcone <carcone@w3.org>

Hi Laurent,

Thanks for getting back to me so fast.  I appreciate your help.

I've tried editing the Member calendar [1] and when I tried to remove  
the "October" block using both the regular editing page and the  
source view,  Amaya crashes.

I was able to edit the TPAC page the other day using this version of  
Amaya (though this was adding not removing info) [2].  I just tried  
cutting a section from the page and I note it didn't immediately  
crash.  I tried cutting a similar block of text from the Past Events  
calendar [3] and Amaya didn't crash. I'm not sure why it would only  
crash with the Member calendar document.    I then tried cutting the  
"April" and "November" sections of the Member calendar and Amaya  
didn't crash -- just with the "October" section.  It's very strange.

best,
Amy


1. http://www.w3.org/Member/Eventscal.html
2. http://www.w3.org/2007/11/TPAC/overview.html
3. http://www.w3.org/Member/PastEvents.html


On Nov 29, 2007, at 4:42 PM, Laurent Carcone wrote:

> Amy van der Hiel a écrit :
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I'm using Amaya 9.99 for Mac (Intel).  I just updated my version.   
>> When I try to cut text from a page in either the source view or  
>> the WYSIWYG view, Amaya crashes.
> Hello Amy,
>
> I verified with my Mac version (PowerPc), I can't reproduce this  
> crash. I use this version regularly on Windows and Linux and didn't  
> have this problem.
> Does it crash systematically for you (ie, every time you make a  
> cut, whatever the document) , or only in some cases or following a  
> certain scenario ?
>
>> I don't know if this matters for the symptom, but (I guess by  
>> default since I didn't change them) the settings in General  
>> Preferences are:
>> 'XML editing mode' is not checked
>> 'Preserve lines when pasting' is checked
>> 'Keep multiple spaces' is not checked
>> 'Generate backup files' is not checked
>> 'Anti-aliasing' is checked
>> 'ISO format for date' is not checked
>> 'Show targets' is not checked
>> 'Display all shortcuts' is not checked
>> 'Warn when closing multiple tabs' is not checked
>
> Same for my tests
>>
>> Can you advise what might be causing the crashing and what I might  
>> try to fix it?
> It's very weird, I don't remember such a crash. I wonder if someone  
> can reproduce it.
> If you are stuck in your work, the 9.55 version is still available  
> from the Distribution page.
> Before to install a new snapshot, you may rename your current Amaya  
> version so that you can  experiment the new snapshot and keep a  
> stable version if it has new bugs.
>
> Thanks,
> Laurent
>
>>
>> Thanks.
>> Amy
>>
>>
>>
>
>

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