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Re: Drop-downs in Insight for Linux
- From: John Williams <jwilliams at itee dot uq dot edu dot au>
- To: "Schumacher, Gordon" <gordon_schumacher at maxtor dot com>
- Cc: "Insight list (E-mail)" <insight at sources dot redhat dot com>
- Date: Mon, 07 Jul 2003 12:06:40 +1000
- Subject: Re: Drop-downs in Insight for Linux
- References: <E836CBDA0DC0D5118606009027DE2A0C983ED6@mcoexc02.mlm.maxtor.com>
Schumacher, Gordon wrote:
This builds fine. But, when I run it, drop-down boxes such as the one to
select the source file, or the source/asm selection, don't do anything.
They click - the "3-D" effect changes to show that something's happened -
but no drop-down list appears.
The host system is running SuSE 8.2 - this is kernel 2.4.20, with KDE 3.1.1.
Any thoughts? Is this a problem that anyone else is seeing?
This is interesting, I had what sounds like exactly the same problem
with Insight 5.1 under redHat Linux 8 and KDE. It turned out that the
Insight TCL/TK scripts for the dropdown control is the problem - I
corresponded with the author a few times and located the problem, but
never found a fix. However, many other people on many other platforms
have no problem, makes me think it's a problem with the KDE window manager.
Also I am using xwin32 on PC platform as my x client, that might have
been a relevant factor as well.
You can test it by creating a tiny tcl/tk application that uses the
dropdown - what actually happens is that the drop down list gets drawn
behind the current window, thus it is there but invisible. you can
click the dropdown then use up/down arrow and make a selection, but not
If you are a tcl/tk hacker i can send the relevant info so you can
explore if you want.