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bug #56989: Command window is unexpandable after being used undocked and then closed

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Fri 04 Oct 2019 12:42:56 AM UTC  
Category:  GUI Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Unexpected Error
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Originator Name:  Joe Tusek Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  dev
Operating System:  Microsoft Windows

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Mon 27 Jan 2020 06:33:54 PM UTC, comment #5: 

This one-liner http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/20a9b99d515c fixes it on my windows vm.

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
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Sun 26 Jan 2020 09:31:09 AM UTC, comment #4: 

Maybe related, I noticed that the previous floating geometry of the command widget is not always restored while undocking it.

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Sat 18 Jan 2020 06:59:16 PM UTC, comment #3: 

Yes, after a restart the undocked command window is fully functional and nicely at the previous (undocked) location and with the size it had before restarting Octave.
It is really the closing/re-showing action that is buggy. Should provide ample clues to hunt this down I guess :-)

Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
Project Member
Sun 12 Jan 2020 08:07:59 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Thanks for the report. After a restart, the command window is visible and has a reasonable size? Does it has the size it should have, i.e. the one before closing it or another size?

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Sun 06 Oct 2019 07:21:48 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Confirmed on Windows 7, also on dev version.

Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
Project Member
Fri 04 Oct 2019 12:42:56 AM UTC, original submission:  

I use the command and and editor windows undocked from the main Octave main window.

If I close the command window and then use the main window's Window menu item Show Command Window to reopen the command window, I end up with a very small floating command window. This window is too small to show any text etc. Also, this window is not able to be resized with the mouse or by any other means I can see.

To rectify I have to restart Octave.



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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2020-02-15 ttl StatusReady For Test => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2020-01-27 ttl StatusNeed Info => Ready For Test
    2020-01-18 ttl StatusConfirmed => Need Info
    2020-01-12 ttl Assigned toNone => ttl
    2019-10-06 philipnienhuis Item GroupPerformance => Unexpected Error
        StatusNone => Confirmed
        Release5.1.0 => dev

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