Mysterious Bug that puts menu groups into stacks
Thomas McGrath III
3mcgrath at adelphia.net
Thu Nov 24 18:20:22 CST 2005
That's okay. I mean I wanted to get some other opinions on the issue.
I don't know if the name is important or not. That is why I started a
new thread. If others have seen it or anything like it than I would
like to see it entered into Bugzilla as a true bug or else it would
have to be thrown into a user contributable error.
It's no big deal, but true Bugs need to be detailed and reported with
reproducible results in order to get fixed. I searched Bugzilla and
could not find a bug like this so I decided to ask the others here on
On Nov 24, 2005, at 5:49 PM, David Burgun wrote:
>> Hello Revolutionaries,
>> Has anyone ever had Rev actually put a menu group into a stack
>> "all by itself"? On the other thread David swears that this is the
>> case and that he didn't put it there. I find this very hard to
>> believe and I would like to know if it is true. So has this ever
>> happened to anyone else?
> It wasn't specifcally a Menu Group! Just a Group with a whole load
> of garbage properties. It didn't appear in any of the cards/stacks
> in the application browser.
> It ONLY appeared in the Place Group sub-menu. When I placed the
> Group it then appeared in the App Browser, then I could delete it
> and then it worked!!!!!
> The bug could well in the "Place Group" code.
>> The clue for me that this might be a user mistake is the name of
>> the group ""fgttryiolk" which is closely grouped on the keyboard
>> for both hands while typing. I have had object names change to
>> something like this "ffefskjil" but it was usually because I
>> forgot the object was selected when I touched the keyboard. Or
>> occasionally the cat runs across my keyboard. But that is a
>> separate issue. The real issue is whether or not Rev is capable
>> of, just out of the blue, all by itself, in some weird anomaly,
>> due to some bug, adding it's own menu group and then renaming it
>> to closely related keys on the keyboard and then deleting it from
>> the current card but leaving it in the stack and in the "Place" menu.
> I said it was named *something like* "fgttryiolk" not that it *was*
> "fgttryiolk", I really can't remember what it was called, but was
> some ASCII characters, like a piece of scratch memory, it could
> have been "mrqjhsxhdp", I really don't know now, all I wanted to do
> was to be rid of it!
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