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bug #43058: GUI workspace panel truncates the string representation of variable value

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Sat 23 Aug 2014 09:37:46 PM UTC  
Category:  GUI Severity:  1 - Wish
Priority:  3 - Low Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Nirmal Samuel Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  dev
Operating System:  Any

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Sun 03 Mar 2019 03:37:05 PM UTC, comment #3: 

Still present on development branch 6.0.0.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Fri 16 Dec 2016 07:05:36 PM UTC, comment #2: 

This issue is still present in Octave 4.2.0.

When I type

clear, M = uint8(ones(8,4));

then I still don't see all elements of this matrix in the workspace pane, no matter how wide I make the columns.

Hartmut <hardy>
Sun 08 Mar 2015 02:56:24 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks for your bug report. I can confirm this on the current development branch. The "Value" column in the "Workspace" panel is truncated at some number of characters no matter how wide the column is made.

I am not sure how useful this would be to fix, since all of the elements of the variables are crammed into a single cell. Being able to view the full contents of the variable in a popup might be more useful, there have been patches proposed to provide an interactive data viewer or editor.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Sat 23 Aug 2014 09:37:46 PM UTC, original submission:  

  While stepping through the debugger in Octave GUI, i noticed that  the values for matrix variables is not being displayed in entirety, even though I adjust the vertical separation bars for the workspace groups like Name, Dim, Value, etc.  Even if the value  row is big enough to hold a lot of rows, only the first couple of rows are getting displayed.  The display gets cut off, once a certain length of digits is reached. For e.g, create a integer matrix with 4 elements in each row. Create 8 columns or so. Now, you can see the workspace display is not showing as much as the space available in value section.



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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2019-03-03 mtmiller Carbon-CopyRemoved 80942 => -
    2019-03-03 rik5 Carbon-CopyRemoved 72865 => -
    2015-03-08 mtmiller Severity3 - Normal => 1 - Wish
        Priority5 - Normal => 3 - Low
        StatusNone => Confirmed
        Release3.8.1 => dev
        Operating SystemMicrosoft Windows => Any
        SummaryWorkspace display related fix requested => GUI workspace panel truncates the string representation of variable value

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