[Ifeffit] Cursor Issue in Athena Data Import Window

Bruce Ravel bravel at bnl.gov
Fri Sep 5 14:34:59 CDT 2014

On 09/05/2014 11:58 AM, Godfrey, Ian wrote:
> This bug report is for a very minor cosmetic issue, but I’m reporting it
> as it fooled me into thinking Athena had hung and doing a lot of
> unnecessary troubleshooting – hopefully I can save someone else from the
> same fate!
> I experienced this issue with Demeter 0.9.20 on Windows 8 x64 and
> Windows 7 x64. I don’t recall this issue on previous versions of
> Demeter, but I could be wrong. The bug is as follows. When you open the
> Athena “Import” window (file > import data) the cursor over the data
> import window changes to the Windows’ busy cursor indefinitely (see
> screenshot) when it should be the normal cursor (it doesn’t impair
> functionality in anyway – you’re still fully able to interact with the
> window, create plots etc.).
> Like I said, not a big bug but it led to me wasting a bit of time so I
> thought I’d report it.

I figured out why this was happening.  Another one of those odd and tiny 
differences between linux and Windows.

The cursor will work correctly in the  column selection dialog in the 
next release.  Thanks!


  Bruce Ravel  ------------------------------------ bravel at bnl.gov

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