On Fri, 26 Nov 2004, Scott Klement wrote:
There doesn't seem to be any difference between this version and 0.4.4 as far as the flickering goes... it's just as bad.
The only fix is to stop clearing the screen before redrawing. Just draw right on top of the old image, and the problem will go away. If that causes problems for your ruler, caret or column separators, then FIX THEM, don't clear the screen -- that's not a solution.
In my copy of x5250 0.4.4, I've fixed column separators, and removed the screen clears, and it works really nicely. (I haven't fixed the ruler, since I don't use it.) I've also removed the extra 3 pixels that you've placed between every line on the screen.
At this point, I'm almost happy with my version of 0.4.4. The typehead of keyboard data is royally messed up, but aside from that it's almost usable.
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