bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #59426, Horizontal widget positons not...


bug #59426: Horizontal widget positons not persistent

Submitted by:  Lars Kindermann <larskindermann>
Submitted on:  Sat 07 Nov 2020 08:46:59 AM UTC  
Category:  GUI Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Regression
Status:  Ready For Test Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  6.0.92 Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Tue 24 Nov 2020 06:27:14 AM UTC, comment #10: 

The issue is back here, too. I am not sure what happened, maybe I mixed up my different builds (stable, default, Qt 5.13/5.15) during the tests.

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Project Member
Mon 23 Nov 2020 06:41:44 AM UTC, comment #9: 


Lars Kindermann <larskindermann>
Mon 23 Nov 2020 05:51:38 AM UTC, comment #8: 

Lars, which desktop environment are you using on your Debian system?

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Project Member
Sun 22 Nov 2020 10:52:55 PM UTC, comment #7: 

The patch does not work for me. The horizontal position is still not restored.

Lars Kindermann <larskindermann>
Sun 22 Nov 2020 05:04:33 PM UTC, comment #6: 
Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Project Member
Sat 21 Nov 2020 06:29:30 PM UTC, comment #5: 

I can confirm this with a build using Qt 5.15.1 on Debian.

This effect also happens for older Qt versions, but only when octave gui is maximized. The fix for this one is quite easy but does not fix the new issue with Qt 5.15.1.

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Project Member
Tue 10 Nov 2020 04:41:45 PM UTC, comment #4: 

Problem also appeared in Octave 5.2 which used to work fine so far. So it is probably an upstream problem.

It seems to be introduced by updating the Qt libs to 5.15.1. on Debian testing a few days ago.

Lars Kindermann <larskindermann>
Sat 07 Nov 2020 10:50:26 AM UTC, comment #3: 

Floating windows remember their positions after restart.

Lars Kindermann <larskindermann>
Sat 07 Nov 2020 10:38:02 AM UTC, comment #2: 

Can be reliably demonstrated on the standard layout after deleting all config files. Just move the vertical division to the left or right, close octave and restart: The x-positions of the docked widgets are reset to default while y-positions are correctly remembered.

Btw: I'm running Debian testing (bullseye) and there have been updates of qt libs recently.

Lars Kindermann <larskindermann>
Sat 07 Nov 2020 09:14:42 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks for the report. Is there a specific window layout in order to reliably reproduce the issue? Do you mean the horizontal layout of docked widgets or the horizontal position of floating widgets?

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Project Member
Sat 07 Nov 2020 08:46:59 AM UTC, original submission:  

The horizontal positions of the widgets in the GUI are not remembererd between sessions any more.

Clearing all config files does not help. Happens both in stable and dev.

Lars Kindermann <larskindermann>


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