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bug #49445: Incorrect documantation section link

Submitted by:  Dmitry <rdmitry>
Submitted on:  Wed 26 Oct 2016 09:00:30 AM UTC  
Category:  GUI Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Regression
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  4.2.0-rc2 Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Wed 26 Oct 2016 10:39:55 PM UTC, comment #2: 

I checked in the following changeset:


As far as I can tell, this should be safe to do because we don't have any node or ref names in the info files that contain single quote characters.  Longer term (for 4.4, definitely) I think we should replace this info browser widget with something that displays the HTML version of the manual.

John W. Eaton <jwe>
Project Administrator
Wed 26 Oct 2016 08:07:26 PM UTC, comment #1: 

I don't see any "%20" strings in the info files, so I guess this is some kind of character translation that is happening in the GUI documentation widget?  Hmm.  I don't understand why it is only happening in some places where SPC characters appear in the "Next Section" links.

John W. Eaton <jwe>
Project Administrator
Wed 26 Oct 2016 09:00:30 AM UTC, original submission:  

Section links in GUI documentation browser are incorrect, for example:

Section: Terminal Input
Previous Section: Terminal Output
Next Section: Basic%20Input%20and%20Output
Up: %7

So it's impossible to open such file as "Basic%20Input%20and%20Output". Octave 4.2.0-rc2 Qt5-based GUI, openSUSE Tumbleweed, Qt 5.7.0.

Dmitry <rdmitry>


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    Follow 4 latest changes.

    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2016-10-26 jwe StatusNone => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2016-10-26 rdmitry Attached File- => Added Screenshot_20161026_115935.png, #38813
        Attached File- => Added Screenshot_20161026_115949.png, #38814

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