Bug 2796 - Error in text editor chain
Summary: Error in text editor chain
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Text Editor ()
Version: Trunk
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Mike Krüger
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2012-01-09 10:06 UTC by Alan McGovern
Modified: 2015-08-20 03:24 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Tags: resolver
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Alan McGovern 2012-01-09 10:06:15 UTC
Here's a video showing the error which also describes the exact keypresses involved:

http://screencast.com/t/XXe1aYUrfM

Let me know if you have any problems reproing the issue. One thing to note, when i say 'option-backwards' i mean 'option backspace/delete' so that i delete the previous word.
Comment 1 Alan McGovern 2012-01-09 10:10:06 UTC
New resolver branch, commit b00a2d77b6. This could potentially affect 2.8.5 too.
Comment 2 Mike Krüger 2012-01-24 09:33:36 UTC
fixed that one.

Yes it affects the 2.8.x line. The completion window is very, very old code. It roots in old #develop code. There the text editor was replaceable - the completion window had it's own edit buffer & listened to 'backspace' events for example.

Unfortunately it doesn't know about all editor atcions like option-backwards. I now changed the input  handling & storage of the completion window - it now uses the text editor as base. 
(however still using an old interface :))

Even if the 'input' system has some tests I regard this change as experimental - we need some days to test it. I committed it to the newresolver branch - since tihs branch is 'exprimental' as well.