Known issues in Stellarium 0.10.2

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This page lists bugs and other issues specific to Stellarium 0.10.2 that are known to the community and/or the development team. The purpose of this list is to provide solutions and information about common problems, please report new bugs to the bug tracker.
 
This page lists bugs and other issues specific to Stellarium 0.10.2 that are known to the community and/or the development team. The purpose of this list is to provide solutions and information about common problems, please report new bugs to the bug tracker.
  
== Dialog windows are rendered incorrectly (ATI video cards) ==
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===Corrupt dialog boxes===
'''Description:''' Some of Stellrarium's dialog windows (i.e. the ones accessible through the left menu) are rendered incorrectly, making them unreadable. (The effect has been described as "out of phase"; see the links below for screenshots.) This issue seems to be limited to computers that use ATI graphics cards.
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This issue seems to affect ATI cards.  Please see [[Known issues with video drivers|this page]] for details (and a screenshot of what it looks like).
  
'''Discussions:'''
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===The "Stop script" button freezes Stellarium (Windows)===
* [https://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?thread_id=3095069&forum_id=278769 Feedback forum - Left mau is...]
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* [https://sourceforge.net/tracker2/?func=detail&aid=2684199&group_id=48857&atid=454373 Bug ID 2684199 - Menus rendered incorrectly] (screenshot)
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* [https://sourceforge.net/tracker2/?func=detail&aid=2688541&group_id=48857&atid=454373 Bug ID 2688541 - Dialog boxes appear out of phase] (screenshot)
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'''Solution:''' Update your graphics card driver to the most recent version possible. Several users have reported that this fixed the problem. Drivers can be downloaded from ATI's official website:
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http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/Pages/index.aspx
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If you have this problem, please add your details to this list so the development team can get a picture of what is going on:
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{| cellpadding=2 border=1
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| '''OS''' || '''Video Card''' || '''Driver version''' || '''Notes'''
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| ??? || ATI Radeon X300/X550/X1050 Series, RAM 128 MBytes  || ??? || Details from astrohobby's forum post
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| Vista 64 || ATI || ??? || jose1dav's forum post
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| Vista 32 || ATI Radeon HD 3450 || ATI Catalyst 9.3 || Left-hand menus displaying "out of phase" as in screenshots on forum posts above.
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== The "Stop script" button freezes Stellarium (Windows) ==
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'''Description:''' Pressing the Stop button in the Configuration/Scripts dialog causes Stellarium to freeze. Reported on Windows XP and Vista.
 
'''Description:''' Pressing the Stop button in the Configuration/Scripts dialog causes Stellarium to freeze. Reported on Windows XP and Vista.
  
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'''Solution:''' Use development version, or wait for next release (sorry!).  We fixed it only just after the freeze for 0.10.2.
 
'''Solution:''' Use development version, or wait for next release (sorry!).  We fixed it only just after the freeze for 0.10.2.
  
== There is no Text User Interface (TUI) ==
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===There is no Text User Interface (TUI)===
 
'''Description:''' The TUI feature (used in planetariums) is not present in versions from 0.10.0 (beta) to 0.10.2. According to Fabien Chéreau, this feature should be recoded as a [[Plugins|plugin]]. ([http://sourceforge.net/forum/message.php?msg_id=6383020 source]) As of March 2009, there is a development version of the plugin in the SVN repository ([http://stellarium.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/stellarium/trunk/extmodules/TextUserInterface/ link]).
 
'''Description:''' The TUI feature (used in planetariums) is not present in versions from 0.10.0 (beta) to 0.10.2. According to Fabien Chéreau, this feature should be recoded as a [[Plugins|plugin]]. ([http://sourceforge.net/forum/message.php?msg_id=6383020 source]) As of March 2009, there is a development version of the plugin in the SVN repository ([http://stellarium.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/stellarium/trunk/extmodules/TextUserInterface/ link]).
  
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* [http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=454373&aid=2622956&group_id=48857 Bug ID 2622956 - No TUI on "m" keypress]
 
* [http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=454373&aid=2622956&group_id=48857 Bug ID 2622956 - No TUI on "m" keypress]
  
== See also ==
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===See also===
 
* [[Known issues in Stellarium 0.10.1]]
 
* [[Known issues in Stellarium 0.10.1]]
 
* [[FAQ|Frequently Asked Questions]]
 
* [[FAQ|Frequently Asked Questions]]

Revision as of 14:21, 6 April 2009

This page lists bugs and other issues specific to Stellarium 0.10.2 that are known to the community and/or the development team. The purpose of this list is to provide solutions and information about common problems, please report new bugs to the bug tracker.

Contents

Corrupt dialog boxes

This issue seems to affect ATI cards. Please see this page for details (and a screenshot of what it looks like).

The "Stop script" button freezes Stellarium (Windows)

Description: Pressing the Stop button in the Configuration/Scripts dialog causes Stellarium to freeze. Reported on Windows XP and Vista.

Discussions:

Status: Fixed in development code.

Solution: Use development version, or wait for next release (sorry!). We fixed it only just after the freeze for 0.10.2.

There is no Text User Interface (TUI)

Description: The TUI feature (used in planetariums) is not present in versions from 0.10.0 (beta) to 0.10.2. According to Fabien Chéreau, this feature should be recoded as a plugin. (source) As of March 2009, there is a development version of the plugin in the SVN repository (link).

Discussions:

See also

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