Notepad2. Command line processing
apa3a at yahoo.com
Wed Feb 20 07:26:25 CST 2002
--- Francois Gouget <fgouget at free.fr> wrote:
> But it's true that notepad seems quite broken at
> the moment:
> * if I pass a filename on the command line notepad
> crashes on
> startup... but not always.
> * selecting a section of text with the mouse does
> not work
> * selecting with shift+arrow keys does not work
> * backspace works but not del
> * notepad always believes I have modified the file
> * the dialog telling me that the file was modified
> contains a random
> character after the question mark:
> Would you like to save the changes ? u
> * search does not work
> * etc.
> I have been told that the problem is that notepad
> should use an edit
> control instead of trying to do everything itself.
It is difficult not to notice :-)
> Also it has never
> been tested on Windows and has probably been broken
> by various 'fixes'.
It looks like it was developed on Windows. The
directory contains makefile for the free Windows
toolchain lcc. In my patch I added a makefile for
> Maybe I should enter a new bug report? Unfortunately
> I don't have time
> to go in and look at it myself.
I will look at notepad more closely later.
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