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bug #34025: Printing of JP chars with newlines doesn't stay vertical

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Tue 16 Aug 2011 05:50:27 PM UTC  
Category:  Program Logic Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  None
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
Work Required:  None

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Sat 20 Aug 2011 09:40:23 PM UTC, comment #1:

This issue does not occur when I compiled screen myself, using this tarball:

8506fd205028a96c741e4037de6e3c42 screen-4.0.3.tar.gz

Problematic one was from the one that came with Ubuntu 9.10, Screen version 4.00.03jw4 (FAU) 2-May-06

smu johnson <smujohnson>
Tue 16 Aug 2011 05:50:27 PM UTC, original submission:


When printing a Japanese kanji characters (maybe other unicode characters too) to the screen one per line, the vertical portion of the printout shifts to the right once per character.

The screenshot I attached will make this much clearer than what I can describe.

I noticed this in Vim too.

My screen version: Screen version 4.00.03jw4 (FAU) 2-May-06 (I didn't see this version in the dropdown)

Setup: Putty 0.61 on Win7 x64



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file #23816:  screen-kanji-problem.png added by None (86KiB - image/png)


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