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72566Re: 7.4a - Confirm dialog box larger than screen size

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    Aug 1, 2013
      Andrei Olsen wrote:

      > On Tuesday, July 9, 2013 3:50:20 PM UTC+2, David Fishburn wrote:
      > > I believe I saw this fixed earlier, or something related.
      > >
      > >
      > > I have tested this with:
      > >
      > > :ver
      > > VIM - Vi IMproved 7.4a BETA (2013 Jul 6, compiled Jul  9 2013 09:34:36)
      > >
      > > MS-Windows 32-bit GUI version with OLE support
      > > Included patches: 1-6
      > > Compiled by me
      > > Big version with GUI.  Features included (+) or not (-):
      > >
      > >
      > > Run on Windows 7 x64.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > gvim.exe -u NONE -U NONE
      > >
      > >
      > > Open Vim.
      > > Resize Vim so that the top and bottom of the Vim window is nearly maximized.
      > > Or
      > >
      > > Simply maximize Vim by double clicking on the title bar.
      > >
      > >
      > > Run the following:
      > >
      > > :echo confirm('Test'.repeat("\nNext line", 80))
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > This will produce a dialog box with a scrollbar within it.
      > > The scrolling of the items is correct.
      > >
      > >
      > > But, there are 2 issues.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > 1.  Assuming your taskbar is at the default windows position (bottom
      > > of screen) then window is much longer than than the window size.
      > >  Many of the "Next lines" are off the screen and the OK button is no
      > > where to be seen.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > 2.  If you taskbar is at the top of the screen (as mine always is)
      > > then the problem may stem from the same issue of being too large,
      > > but there is an additional problem.  The top of the window is
      > > underneath the taskbar, so you cannot click on it to move it.  Many
      > > of the "Next lines" are off the screen and the OK button is no where
      > > to be seen.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > Please make sure Vim has either been maximized or nearly the length
      > > of the screen first.  If you do not, you will not see the same
      > > behaviour.  The confirm modal window is larger than Vim, but it will
      > > not exceed screen size if Vim isn't using most of screen
      > > real-estate.
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > David
      >
      > The attached patch should fix it. The dialog is border size smaller
      > than the window so it would fit when the window is maximized.
      >
      > Also made the dialog a bit smaller when we don't have a window, e.g.
      > gvim -h. It didn't fit completely on my PC, part of the dialog was
      > behind the taskbar.

      Thanks. Obviously one should not use a dialog with so much text, but
      not being able to click "cancel" is a problem.

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