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Bug #941

Text in brackets of subtypes disappears when edited

Added by Bernhard Koschicek almost 2 years ago. Updated almost 2 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Low
Category:
UI
Target version:
Start date:
2018-09-28
Estimated time:
Found in version:

Description

When I edit a custom sub type with a brackets in the name, the brackets with content doesn't appear at the Name field. Confer screenshot for clarity.

Are brackets forbidden in types?


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1.png (138 KB) 1.png Before edit Bernhard Koschicek, 2018-09-28 12:48
2.png (124 KB) 2.png Edit Bernhard Koschicek, 2018-09-28 12:48

History

#1

Updated by Bernhard Koschicek almost 2 years ago

  • Subject changed from Text in Brackets disappears when edited to Text in brackets of subtypes disappears when edited
#2

Updated by Alexander Watzinger almost 2 years ago

  • Category set to UI
  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • Assignee set to Alexander Watzinger
  • Target version set to 3.9.0

It's not a bug it's a feature ;)

No, seriously, type names can't include round brackets because they are already used for labels in directed types e.g. "parent of (child of)".

The two alternatives I could think of:

  • use some special character string e.g. "parent of ##!## child of"
  • save the opposite label information somewhere else

But both alternatives would be problematic when loosing the context e.g. the data is imported/used in other systems.

However, since this is not obvious I documented it in the manual and added a link to the type overview.

As always, thanks for reporting!

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