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Re: Column Resize Is Too Large To Display [message #487070] Mon, 21 September 2009 18:05
Chris Goldthorpe is currently offline Chris GoldthorpeFriend
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Registered: July 2009
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Cross posting to org.eclipse.platform since this is referring to the
History view.

Chuck Burgess wrote:
> I have double-clicked on the border between two columns, in order to
> automatically size-to-fit the column on the left of said border.
> Unfortunately, this column is trying to display over a thousand CVS Tags
> all in one line of one row of the column.
>
> The result is that the column now stretches beyond what the Tab view is
> capable of displaying, and I cannot scroll to the right end in order to
> find the end of the column... therefore I cannot resize the column to
> shrink it.
>
> I further notice that as I do scroll to the right, once the scroll
> cursor reaches about halfway across its full scroll range, the text in
> the column no longer updates. It's as if the Tab view is incapable of
> containing, and there displaying, such a wide column of text.
>
> Worse, when I tried to maximize this History view, to see if the
> scrolling mechanism would work better, the entire Tab view completely
> fails to repaint itself. I can see *nothing* of the Tab at all.
>
> I simply want to restore this wayward column width to its default
> width. I can find no way to do it. Since I cannot scroll right to find
> it, I can't just drag the column border back towards the left to shrinkt
> it.
> I can't find any setting in Preferences to deal with this. There is no
> rightclick/context menu available on the Tab view or the column header
> to allow me to do this. I can't find any text-file config settings in
> Eclipse's files to adjust it either.
>
> Closing the History tab view doesn't reset the column width... it's
> still there the next time that tab opens. Closing the project doesn't
> clear it. Closing Eclipse doesn't clear it.
>
> Is there no way to solve this?
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