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bug #47893: Octave GUI Command window flashes after being resized to a bigger size

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Tue 10 May 2016 09:19:34 PM UTC  
Category:  GUI Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Other
Status:  Duplicate Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Costa Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  4.0.2
Operating System:  Microsoft Windows

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Tue 10 May 2016 10:06:01 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks for the bug report. This appears to be a known issue with the terminal used for the command window in Windows. Please see bug #45220, help to fix this is welcome, or work around by resizing the command window to be smaller.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
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Tue 10 May 2016 09:19:34 PM UTC, original submission:  


I am running octave 4.0.2 on windows 7 64 bit vm hosted on a mac with El Capitan in Parallels Desktop.

I have a Thunderbolt display with the resolution 2560x1440.

When I make the main Octave GUI window bigger than a certain size, the command window starts to flash and it displays all sorts of garbage characters. I attached a screenshot I took while the command window was flashing. It seems that a threshold for the command window is approximately 1320x965 including scrollbars, i.e. when the command window becomes bigger, it starts flashing garbage characters. The window is sensitive to increasing either the width or height. Also, if the width is smaller, it will start flashing a higher height.

I also posted this on SO: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/37145887/octave-gui-command-window-flashes-after-being-resized-to-a-bigger-size?noredirect=1#comment61833165_37145887



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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2016-05-10 mtmiller Dependencies- => Depends on bugs #45220
    2016-05-10 mtmiller StatusNone => Duplicate
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2016-05-10 None Attached File- => Added octave_screenshot.png, #37124

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