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bug #42542: [WinUX] popup / context menu get placed wrong

Submitted by:  Riccardo Mottola <rmottola>
Submitted on:  Wed 11 Jun 2014 02:03:47 PM UTC  
Category:  Libraries Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed

Wed 10 Sep 2014 02:42:10 PM UTC, comment #4:

I don't think so. That parameter makes you algin the menu around the point, but it should be still near the point.

I think the problem is in GSScreenPointToMS() which was different than the one in the win32 geometry of our backend. i don't know why it is a private copy, but in any case the problem seens gone now.

Riccardo Mottola <rmottola>
Project Member
Wed 10 Sep 2014 12:12:53 AM UTC, comment #3:

I think the problem could be the second parameter in TrackPopupMenu() function. See:


Specially read the first paragraph in section "Remarks".

Germán Arias <espectador>
Tue 09 Sep 2014 10:10:02 PM UTC, comment #2:

The same binary does work on some computers (tested XP, Win7) but on others it recreate (Win7, Win8). Apparently certain unknown configuration triggers this bug.

Riccardo Mottola <rmottola>
Project Member
Thu 24 Jul 2014 09:19:54 PM UTC, comment #1:

I changed the category to libraries as you stated in a mail that this behaviour happens only with the theme switched on, not with the native backend on Windows.

Fred Kiefer <FredKiefer>
Project Member
Wed 11 Jun 2014 02:03:47 PM UTC, original submission:

When using the WunUX theme, opup menus and context menus often open in tottally wrong places of the screen.

Riccardo Mottola <rmottola>
Project Member


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2014-10-07 rmottola StatusReady For Test => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2014-09-10 rmottola StatusNone => Ready For Test
    2014-07-24 FredKiefer CategoryBackend => Libraries

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