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bug #53891: "Could not scroll" when doing <Up> in help text in shallow window

Submitted by:  Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Submitted on:  Sun 13 May 2018 03:47:11 PM UTC
Severity:  2 - Minor Status:  Fixed
Assigned to:  bens Open/Closed:  Closed
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Sun 13 May 2018 05:40:11 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Fixed in git, commit ca538e6f.

(The buglet could also be triggered by running 'src/nano +1 NEWS' and then typing: M-+ M--, when in 1-, 2-, 3-, 5- or 6-row terminal.)

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
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Sun 13 May 2018 03:47:11 PM UTC, original submission:  

To reproduce, make the terminal window two or three lines high, then run nano.  For example: stty rows 2 && nano --ignore.

Then type: ^G <Down> <Up>.  It reports on the status bar: "[ Could not scroll -- please report a bug ]".

The message is mistaken: the screen subsequently correctly "scrolls" one line up, to the first line of the help text.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Project Administrator


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