#128 ✓resolved
Justin Reagor

Automatic scrolling when highlighting any text

Reported by Justin Reagor | March 31st, 2009 @ 11:28 PM

Version 0.6.2

When I highlight text within a commit message the commit starts to scroll downwards as I hold the mouse button down. This is within the History view.

Hopefully this hasn't been reported yet. I did try to search around to see if there was any open or new reports of this.

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  • Johannes Gilger

    Johannes Gilger March 31st, 2009 @ 11:44 PM

    Errr, you are trying to select text from the commit-view field? In particular the commit-message?

    First of I can't reproduce this. Second: This is a webview. So if there indeed were a bug, it would be a bug in Webkit, since this a component of Webkit. You should experience the same behaviour on a website you view with Safari.

    Sorry I have to ask this, but are you sure you're not using the touchpad and accidentaly scrolling with the builtin gestures? Can you supply a screenshot of the selection you're trying to make?

  • Justin Reagor

    Justin Reagor April 1st, 2009 @ 02:18 AM

    I was unaware that was a webview, my fault, next time I'll check the source.

    I do have the Webkit nightly builds installed [and updating], though I am not experiencing this issue in any other application or Safari (which I'm using right now). Also, I noticed this the last time I used gitx (no idea when; normally use native git).

    Kind of amusing, but I wouldn't have sent a bug report in if it was my wrist brushing against the friggin touchpad. Hope that's not in reference to your normal user base.

    Installed a demo of Screenflow so I could show you. Attached the movie. I don't really need gitx in order to write code so good luck.

  • Johannes Gilger

    Johannes Gilger April 1st, 2009 @ 08:10 AM

    • State changed from “new” to “open”

    Thanks for that movie, made the problem really clear.

    Sorry if I insulted your intelligence earlier, but in general I make no assumptions about any skills when dealing with Mac OS users, sorry, no offense.

    Of course I've still got no idea what's causing and I'm still unable to reproduce it.

  • Pieter de Bie

    Pieter de Bie April 1st, 2009 @ 09:22 AM

    Webkit nightlies shouldn't affect GitX.

    Are you using the Safari 4 beta by any chance? Does the same thing happen in Mail?

  • Michael Siebert

    Michael Siebert May 20th, 2009 @ 08:38 PM

    we have the same problem with at least 2 macs...

  • Pieter de Bie

    Pieter de Bie June 10th, 2009 @ 03:07 PM

    I have it now too, since I installed Safari 4.

  • Johannes Gilger

    Johannes Gilger June 10th, 2009 @ 07:09 PM

    I'm not sure if this really helps, but I've bisected the problem to commit e32949315459223bf6dba276a2d274b142b4c5ff (link: http://github.com/pieter/gitx/commit/e32949315459223bf6dba276a2d274... ).

    This is before v0.4 and after v0.3.1, so a long time ago, and after poking around in the diff somewhat I couldn't revert the problem.

  • Pieter de Bie

    Pieter de Bie June 10th, 2009 @ 07:21 PM

    I've found it, I'll commit a fix soon

  • Pieter de Bie

    Pieter de Bie June 10th, 2009 @ 07:28 PM

    • State changed from “open” to “resolved”

    Fixed in 6ccaf8ff8b (HistoryView: Resize the detail webview)

    Thansk for the bisection, Johannes. I figured it'd be something silly like this after I saw the xib changed.

  • Johannes Gilger

    Johannes Gilger June 10th, 2009 @ 07:37 PM

    Wow, I have no idea how you saw this, but cool thing we fixed this annoying bug ;)

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