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text widget: loading dumped text?

Is there an easy way to reload information dumped from a text widget? 
I'm trying to reproduce and report a bug in the text widget and this 
would help a lot.

-- Russell

P.S. the bug is that in Aqua 8.4.15 if I scroll to the top of the text 
widget while some text is elided, often a few lines that *should* be 
displayed are simply blank. It's fairly reproducible but the data is 
rather complex.
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Russell E. Owen wrote:
> Is there an easy way to reload information dumped from a text widget? 
> I'm trying to reproduce and report a bug in the text widget and this 
> would help a lot.
> 
> -- Russell
> 
> P.S. the bug is that in Aqua 8.4.15 if I scroll to the top of the text 
> widget while some text is elided, often a few lines that *should* be 
> displayed are simply blank. It's fairly reproducible but the data is 
> rather complex.

What do you mean by "dumped"? Saved?

-- 
Kevin Walzer
Code by Kevin
http://www.codebykevin.com
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kw564 (720)
8/8/2007 9:10:32 PM
Russell E. Owen wrote:
> Is there an easy way to reload information dumped from a text widget? 
> I'm trying to reproduce and report a bug in the text widget and this 
> would help a lot.
> 

It's possible to write code to do this, but there's nothing built-in to 
Tk or available in tklib.

-- 
Bryan Oakley
http://www.tclscripting.com
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oakley (2075)
8/8/2007 9:47:33 PM
Russell E. Owen wrote:

> Is there an easy way to reload information dumped from a text widget?
> I'm trying to reproduce and report a bug in the text widget and this
> would help a lot.

Serializing a text widget:
http://wiki.tcl.tk/9167
"A text widget can be serialized by saving its state in a string that can be
used to restore later the state of the widget."

Keith.

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kjn9 (125)
8/9/2007 12:34:04 PM
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