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|0000069||Mac OS X Inform application||[IDEs] User Interface||public||2010-06-18 17:30||2010-07-01 23:59|
|Platform||x86||OS||Mac OS X||OS Version||10.5|
|Target Version||Fixed in Version||6E72|
|Summary||0000069: Find dialog closes after switching to a different search string|
|Description||Steps to reproduce:|
1. Start Inform
2. Click on ``Start a new project...''
3. Select ``Inform 7 -> New Project''
4. Click on ``Next''
5. Browse to file location
6. Click ``Create''
7. Open the find dialog
8. Enter some text, say `a'
9. Click ``Next'' (it is not necessary for the text to be findable)
10. Enter some other text, say `b'
11. Click on the down arrow by the search string, to open the drop-down
12. Click on the original text (`a' in this case)
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Hmm, the standard OS X find box hides itself when the user types some text and hits enter, but doesn't when you do pretty much anything else.
Unfortunately, selecting something from a Cocoa drop down also generates the same event (despite being specifically set to 'send on Enter only'), with no way to determine that the action results from the user moving the mouse. I'd class this as a bug in Cocoa: there's already an action type for 'any editing' and I can't see what user would equate clicking an entry in the drop down as being the same thing as typing something in and pressing enter.
Due to the way this is implemented, I can't mirror the standard find box behaviour. On balance, I think it's less annoying for hitting Enter to leave the find box present than it is to have it randomly disappear when choosing from the drop down, so I'll pick the least broken alternative.
Should be fixed in UI build 2751.
|2010-06-18 17:30||EmacsUser||New Issue|
|2010-06-18 17:37||jmcgrew||Status||new => acknowledged|
|2010-06-19 12:42||jmcgrew||Status||acknowledged => confirmed|
|2010-06-19 14:20||jmcgrew||Priority||low => normal|
|2010-06-20 07:29||graham||Assigned To||=> ahunter|
|2010-06-20 07:29||graham||Status||confirmed => assigned|
|2010-06-20 09:24||ahunter||Note Added: 0000084|
|2010-06-20 09:45||ahunter||Note Added: 0000088|
|2010-06-20 09:45||ahunter||Status||assigned => resolved|
|2010-06-20 09:45||ahunter||Resolution||open => fixed|
|2010-07-01 23:08||jmcgrew||Fixed in Version||=> 6E72|
|2010-07-01 23:08||jmcgrew||Status||resolved => closed|
|2010-07-01 23:20||jmcgrew||Fixed in Version||=> 6E72|
|2010-07-01 23:59||jmcgrew||Product Version||=> 6E59|
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