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bug #32339: Coloring problems when using caption padding

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Thu Feb 3 14:18:07 2011  
Category: User InterfaceSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: In Progress
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: <= 3.6.x
Fixed Release: NonePlanned Release: None
Work Required: None

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Sat May 17 10:48:08 2014, comment #6:

Ok, got it fixed:


will be in next bugfix release

Amadeusz Sławiński <amade>
Project Administrator
Sat May 17 00:03:39 2014, comment #5:

For now I reverted commit that broken it.

Amadeusz Sławiński <amade>
Project Administrator
Wed Apr 30 16:03:38 2014, comment #4:

duplicate report for this issue: http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/index.php?42247

Wed Dec 4 22:17:45 2013, comment #3:

The (close to) minimal hardstatus line to reproduce this issue is "%{k}%=%-w%{r}[%n %t]%{k}%+w%=".

This has also been reported in Ubuntu at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/screen/+bug/1257895

Sun May 5 21:09:07 2013, comment #2:

Sorry, below was the fixed hardstatus line. The broken one (with the %=) is:
hardstatus string '%{= kG}[ %{G}%H %{g}][%= %{= kw}%?%-Lw%?%{r}(%{W}%n*%f%t%?(%u)%?%{r})%{w}%?%+Lw%?%?%= %{g}][%{B} %m-\
%d %{W}%c %{g}]'

Patrick Stetter <chipmaster>
Sun May 5 20:58:56 2013, comment #1:

I ran into this issue as well. I reproduce it with the following:
hardstatus string '%{= kG}[ %{G}%H %{g}][ %{= kw}%?%-Lw%?%{r}(%{W}%n*%f%t%?(%u)\
%?%{r})%{w}%?%+Lw%?%?%= %{g}][%{B} %m-%d %{W}%c %{g}]'

And removing the first %= also fixes the issue.

Patrick Stetter <chipmaster>
Thu Feb 3 14:18:07 2011, original submission:

I'm currently using the following caption line:

caption string '%{= kG}[ %{G}%H%{g} ][ %= %{= kw}%?%-Lw%?%{r}(%{W}%n*%f%t%?(%u)%?%{r})%{w}%?%+Lw%?%= %{g}][ %{Y}%l%{g} ][ %{B}%m/%d %{W}%C%a%{g} ]'
caption always

On 066b098a312e5c from git, on Snow Leopard in Terminal.app this produces some odd results as shown here.

When I select one of the middle windows, everything is fine (see screenshot middleselected.png), but when I select the last window the highlighting is incorrect (lastselected.png). Note now the "h" is red and the parens around the highlighted window are not.

The built in version of screen (Screen version 4.01.00devel (GNU) 2-May-06) does not exhibit this behavior.

If I remove the first '%= ' to left justify the window list, the coloring works as expected.

My screen was compiled using:

./configure --enable-locale --enable-telnet --enable-colors256 --enable-rxvt_osc --prefix=/usr/local
make install

gcc version reports as i686-apple-darwin10-gcc-4.2.1 (GCC) 4.2.1 (Apple Inc. build 5664)

Let me know if you need any more information. Thanks!



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