Characters mismatch when entering letters, specially non Latin.

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

MailNews Core
Composition
RESOLVED EXPIRED
15 years ago
10 years ago

People

(Reporter: Vladimir NOVIKOV, Assigned: (not reading, please use seth@sspitzer.org instead))

Tracking

Trunk
PowerPC
Mac OS X

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Description

15 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20030306 Camino/0.7
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20030306 Camino/0.7

When I try to write some message using the mail client included with Mozilla
1.5, I get the problem, because the cursor stys away from the real position and
many symbols are hidden on screen (but will show if the message is sent). That's
specially true for some non-latin characters and mail writing quickly becomes a
nightmare.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
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Comment 1

14 years ago
I get the same problem. In fact it isn't just the message compose window but any
text input window(for example on html forms). I am running OS X 10.3.4 on a G5.
The caret seems not to accurately measure the end of the text line (while typing
a line the caret could appear on top of or even several characters before the
one actually being typed).

The problem is unaffected by the dpi setting in the preferences.

Comment 2

14 years ago
Ah, the problem only occurs on lines containing spaces.
It occurs with both 'variable' and 'fixed width' font settings.

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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
Product: Core → MailNews Core
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