[Libreoffice] [PATCH] Re: Annoying cursor behavior on sw tables

Octavio Alvarez alvarezp at alvarezp.ods.org
Mon Jan 3 09:00:34 PST 2011

On Mon, 03 Jan 2011 01:52:01 -0800, Cedric Bosdonnat  
<cbosdonnat at novell.com> wrote:
>> The thing is that Window::Invalidate() gets called if I move or if I  
>> type
>> inside a table cell, which almost any key triggers, which is wrong.
>> bUpdatedTable gets set to True inside SwCallLink::~SwCallLink() after
>> some tests. Another option would be to correct those tests, but that
>> would be far beyond my knowledge.
> The problem I tried to fix was that the whole row wasn't redrawn in some
> cases... I can't remember those for sure now but it was something like
> that:
> Make sure to have tables like this:
> +-----------------+-----------------------+
> |+---------------+|                       |
> ||               ||                       |
> |+---------------+|                       |
> |                 |                       |
> +-----------------+-----------------------+
> Place your cursor in the right cell and go to the left: the cursor
> should go in the blank paragraph after the nested cell and show it. In
> that kind of cases some part of the border of the right cell wasn't
> redrawn IIRC.
> Did you test with a case similar to the one above?

Well, I did try several different combinations including different column
sizes and nesting levels. The case you point out was also tested and
I just retested it now. It works. I would say it performs better.

In the patch included I also remove all uses and declaration of
bUpdatedTable because it was only used on the removed if().


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