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bug #47523: blinking cursor type while typing or scrolling

Submitted by:  Riccardo Mottola <rmottola>
Submitted on:  Thu 24 Mar 2016 02:21:10 PM UTC  
Category:  Gui/AppKit Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  Bug Status:  Confirmed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Fred Kiefer <FredKiefer>
Open/Closed:  Open

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Fri 30 Oct 2020 02:01:25 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Also confirmed, but I neither consider this a bug nor worth fixing.  Per Fred's comment, I am closing this.

Gregory John Casamento <gcasa>
Project Administrator
Sun 07 Jan 2018 10:46:05 PM UTC, comment #1: 

It turns out that this was caused by a change Eric made in 2011. In the method [NSTextView.m -_updateState:] he added the update of the cursor rectangles, which is needed for internal cursor rectangles but would not be needed for the main one.
I tried a few simple solutions to fix this, but all of these would result in additional issues.

Fred Kiefer <FredKiefer>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Thu 24 Mar 2016 02:21:10 PM UTC, original submission:  

while typing in a text view, the cursor continuously changes from insertion point to arrow.
I would expect it to remain constant or, even better, hide while typing.

The same blinking happens while scrolling the text view with a mouse scroll wheel or with a touchpad with scroll feature.

This is happening both with the X11 backend as with the Windows backend.

Riccardo Mottola <rmottola>
Project Member


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2020-11-29 FredKiefer Open/ClosedAnalyzed => Open
    2020-11-29 FredKiefer StatusWont Fix => Confirmed
        Assigned togcasa => FredKiefer
        Open/ClosedClosed => Analyzed
    2020-10-30 gcasa StatusConfirmed => Wont Fix
        Assigned toNone => gcasa
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2018-01-07 FredKiefer StatusNone => Confirmed

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