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bug #57295: when exiting from help in the internal speller, the screen is not refreshed

Submitter:  Benno Schulenberg <bens>
Submitted:  Sat 23 Nov 2019 04:47:56 PM UTC
Severity:  4 - Important Status:  Fixed
Assigned to:  bens Open/Closed:  Closed
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Sat 23 Nov 2019 07:34:26 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Fixed in git, commit ec9a11c7.

There is a much simpler reproduction recipe: just run nano and type: ^W ^G ^X.  Ouch!  :|

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
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Sat 23 Nov 2019 07:08:47 PM UTC, comment #1: 

The offending commit is 5817e83e: "be more sparing in redrawing things when exiting from help viewer".  Oops.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
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Sat 23 Nov 2019 04:47:56 PM UTC, original submission:  

To reproduce, run:

  src/nano --ignore +9 README

Then type: <Ctrl+Shift+Down> ^T ^G ^X

Result: nano exits from the help viewer but the help text remains on the screen, it is not replaced with the text of the buffer.

Bug exists since version 4.3.

Benno Schulenberg <bens>
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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2019-11-30 bens Open/ClosedOpen Closed
    2019-11-23 bens Severity3 - Normal 4 - Important
        StatusNone Fixed

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