Abiword window corruption

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Jan 6 23:44:46 UTC 2010

On Wed, 6 Jan 2010, Charlie Kester wrote:

> On Wed 06 Jan 2010 at 13:52:53 PST Charlie Kester wrote:
>> On Wed 06 Jan 2010 at 13:16:51 PST Warren Block wrote:
>>> With the recent mentions of Abiword, I've reinstalled it.  Yet it has the 
>>> same problem it had the last time I tried it: random pixels under the 
>>> current row of text, the old cursor isn't erased when you move to a 
>>> different line.  Am I the only one that sees this?
>>> Sample here: http://www.wonkity.com/~wblock/abiword/abiword.jpg
>> I just reinstalled it too.  ;-)
>> I don't see any stray pixels like you're seeing. One thing I notice is
>> that your cursor is a lot thicker than the one I'm seeing.  If Abiword
>> is expecting you to have a thinner cursor, that might be why it doesn't
>> erase the extra pixels when you move it.
>> I also see several differences in the appearance of your toolbar buttons
>> and other UI elements.  What window manager are you using, and what
>> theme?

That's xfce4.6 with the Default-4.4 theme and Gnome icons.

> I just remembered that I had implemented a tip I got somewhere for
> forcing use of the condensed versions of the DejaVu fonts.  Try saving
> the attached file in home directory as .fonts.config and see if it makes
> any difference when you restart X and abiword.

It should be .fonts.conf, I think, but it didn't change anything either 

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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