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bug #38979: letters jumble up when typing or using arrow keys

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Mon 13 May 2013 02:22:55 PM UTC  
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  Works For Me
Assigned to:  Chris Allegretta <astyanax> Open/Closed:  Closed

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Fri 14 Jun 2013 02:52:54 AM UTC, comment #2:

Not a problem, glad you were able to solve it :) Thank you for using nano!

Chris Allegretta <astyanax>
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Wed 29 May 2013 05:01:49 PM UTC, comment #1:

I upgraded all my packages locally and rebooted and the problem seems to have disappeared.

Sorry for the trouble!

Aurelien Marchand <artaxerxes>
Mon 13 May 2013 02:22:55 PM UTC, original submission:

Using nano version 2.0.9 on CentOS 6.4 over openSSH 5.3p1

When I edit an HTML document, and position my cursor to the place I want to be, sometimes the letters are jumbled until I hit CTRL-L to redraw the screen. It also happens when I start typing, but it doesn't happen in a reproducible manner; it's very random. :-(

In lieu of screenshot, here's a sample of what might happen:

The page contains the following snippet (_ is the cursor position):

<th>38</th><td>Unsynced Deliveries</td>
<th>0</th><td>Deleted Clients</td>

I then navigate to the <th>0</th> part using all 4 arrows and I get this (certified true photostatic copy of my screen):

<th>38</th><td>Unsynced Deliveries</td>
<0</th_/th><td>Deleted Clients</td>

If I hit CTRL-L, the screen is redrawn and gives (_ is the cursor position):

<th>38</th><td>Unsynced Deliveries</td>
<th>_0</th><td>Deleted Clients</td>

That's just using the arrows. The text is plain US-ASCII.



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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
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