[sylpheed:32924] Re: Undo/redo functionality

Christoph Kobe christoph at kobenetz.de
Sun Apr 5 04:54:26 JST 2009

On Sat, 4 Apr 2009 18:26:16 +0200
Petr Kovar <pknbe at volny.cz> wrote:

> Hi!
> For a longer time, I've seemed to have some difficulties with understanding
> how the Sylphed undo/redo functionality actually works. Or whether rather
> unpredictable program behavior relates somehow to the operating system
> being used (encountered on Windows XP here, primarily).
> So, when I'm composing quite a long message with lots of editing and -
> now this is important - cut and/or paste a portion of text, then execute
> the undo/redo command, Sylpheed starts to behave way too long from what the
> user might expect, that is, it doesn't remove or re-add the text as
> intended, rather it wrongly modify the text of the message here and there,
> regardless of the cursor position, or the text selected, or it does
> nothing at all. Now, if I execute the said commands like for four or five
> times consecutively, Sylpheed crashes.
> Anybody with similar experiences?

Yes, this has happened to me pretty often. I don't use the undo/redo anymore
after a copy/paste, because it messes up the Text.


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