[Wine]Disappearing Text

Will Kamishlian will at will-k.com
Mon Jan 3 10:56:51 CST 2005

Shameless bump ;-)

Does anyone have any tips for debugging Wine font problems?


On Mon, 27 Dec 2004 19:51:07 -0500
Will Kamishlian <will at will-k.com> wrote:

> Hi-
> I recently upgraded my workstation, and in the process upgraded Wine and
> X.org to the latest stable versions.  Wine works fine for all my apps.
> with one annoying exception.  Text is not properly displayed in ListPro
> (iliumsoft).  ListPro is a hierarchical list manager that syncs with
> Palm Pilot.
> The problem is that only the first line of text is displayed in the
> notes pane.  The rest of the text in the notes pane is actually there --
> each line shows in reverse if I select it. The text in the notes pane
> actually displays fully if there is enough text to force the scrollbar
> to appear. 
> Note that all other text in the ListPro works just fine, and ListPro
> worked fine prior to my upgrades.
> I have tried debugging this, including the following, but I have come up
> empty:
> - Debugged dll's
> - Debugged fonts
> - Checked warning messages
> - Checked error messages
> - Read wine-users archives for the past year
> I do get one warning that I haven't been able to figure out:
> warn:gdi:GDI_GetObjPtr Invalid handle (nil)
> On the other hand, this warning occurs so frequently, that I doubt that
> it has anything to do with the text display in the notes pane.
> Any suggestions or debugging help would be greatly appreciated.  I'm
> wondering if the problem actually lies with my X-server and how it
> paints up text, but I have no idea how to debug this.
> TIA for any help,
> -Will
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