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Re: Strange problem with the commit dialog

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 19:25:31 +0200

On 25.06.2014 10:15, Lübbe Onken wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I have a strange problem with the commit dialog that bites me once in a
> while for a long time. I haven't found a reliable way yet to reproduce
> it, which is why I haven't reported it yet. It exists in all TSVN 1.8.x
> versions and probably also ín 1.7.x. I can also only guess at the reason
> for this behaviour. Maybe it's the issue-regex, maybe it's a problem in
> the edit control when it tries to bold/underline text enclosed in "*" or
> "_", maybe it's the auto-suggest. It works 90% of the time, but when "it
> happens", the commit dialog is basically "out of order" and cannot
> recorver from this state.
> What happens:
> I enter my log message and while typing, all of a sudden, the last 5-20
> characters that I have typed disappear and the cursor jumps back the
> corresponding number of characters. I can get those disappeared
> characters back by entering Ctrl+Z, but I cannot continue to type
> anything in the commit dialog. Each keypress makes those characters
> disappear again, or if I haven't pressed Ctrl+Z, some other previously
> typed text disappears.
> My workaround is to do Ctrl+Z, copy everything, paste it into an
> external editor, write the log message there, paste everything back into
> the commit dialog and commit.
> I can try to provide screenshots or record it with the problem step
> recorder after it has happened, but I don't know when it's going to
> strike. Can be today, can be in two weeks.
> Has this already been reported by anyone else?

Never seen this. But just to be sure: this isn't the overwrite-mode
you've accidentally activated by pressing the insert key?


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