[Kst] Remaining bugs in 2.0.5

Barth Netterfield netterfield at astro.utoronto.ca
Thu Jul 5 03:21:18 UTC 2012

I think everything is done.  Please look/test.

On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 5:13 PM, Nicolas Brisset <nicolas.brisset at free.fr>wrote:

> - When you drag a text label, it first lands completely offset until you
> drag it again

I can't see this, but I made some changes.  Please verify if it is still
there /or fixed.

> - In zoom mode it is extremely hard to call the label menu from the RMB.
> In layout mode it's OK, but not everybody will think about that. Sometimes
> it works in zoom mode, but I haven't quite figured out when.


> - When formatting text labels you don't see the effect in the preview at
> the top of the dialog, which would be minor if you saw the result when you
> hit apply but that's not the case. Apply seems to be broken!

Apply is fixed.

> - I can't get the What's this to show in the label dialog to get help on
> formatting => make it the tooltip?

'Help' button added.

> - When using formatted text there is no underline button, even though it
> is pretty standard (there again, LaTEX is your friend... if you're a
> geek!). If it's not too hard, we could add it for the sake of habit. But
> it's not a real must. I'll let you decide on that one.

I don't intend to fix this unless someone thinks they want to underline an
entire label.

> - Text labels look bad and are sluggish during drag. (Use transparency
> while dragging is checked, otherwise it looks even worse)

bad/sluggish is a driver issue.  I think I improved the w/out transparency
behavior (which will always be imperfect at best).

> - One more small bug: when you have an "Edit view item" window open and
> close the main window, Kst does not exit and the view dialog remains open.


> There are a couple other points I still have to think about more /
> experiment with:
> - y-axis shared boxes (I thought switching to create shared axis box and
> then drawing a horizontal rubberband encompassing plots in a same line
> would create a series of plots sharing y axes, but apparently it's not as
> simple as that?)


> - the save as default thing which also triggers apply

save default doesn't trigger apply.  It enables it.

C. Barth Netterfield
University of Toronto
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