Ticket #807 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

F2 is broken

Reported by: kaare Owned by: azawawi
Priority: major Milestone:
Component: editor Version: trunk
Keywords: Cc:

Description

When hitting F2, I just get a repeating dialog box (indefinitely?) with "Could not find a help provider for Text"

Change History

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by karl.forner

worksforme on ubuntu 9.10 virtualbox image on windows7, running Padre
r10960

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by kaare

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Solved in or before release 0.57

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by azawawi

  • Status changed from closed to reopened
  • Resolution fixed deleted

Actually it is not 100% fixed. I am reopening it.

I think i found the bug scenario.

Open a text file and a Perl 5 script.
Select the text file tab and press F2. You will get a message box telling you "Help Provider not found".
Now select the Perl 5 script and press F2, you will get "Reading items. Please wait" but not actually nothing is being done.

comment:4 Changed 4 years ago by azawawi

  • Owner set to azawawi
  • Status changed from reopened to assigned

comment:5 Changed 4 years ago by kaare

... or even easier:

Open padre with no documents. Press F2.

It will hang

comment:6 Changed 4 years ago by karl.forner

...could you be more precise (OS, version) ?
Because it seems to work well on several configurations.

comment:7 Changed 4 years ago by azawawi

WinXP, vista.

comment:8 Changed 4 years ago by kaare

Linux, OpenSuse? 11.2

comment:9 Changed 4 years ago by submersible_toaster

It's trawling the filesystem - not hung as such but the gui freezes. Leave it for a few minutes and see what happens. Subsequently opening helpsearch with F2 responds ... quicker.

comment:10 Changed 4 years ago by kaare

Still, an action that hangs the program and prevents the user from using Padre for a couple of minutes should be considered broken.

comment:11 Changed 4 years ago by azawawi

  • Status changed from assigned to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Fixed in r10972

comment:12 Changed 4 years ago by azawawi

Added your comments in a new ticket:872 "F2 context search freezes Padre when opening it for the first time"

Thank you.

Note: See TracTickets for help on using tickets.