Bug 15504 - MessageBox windows can get unreadably wide
Summary: MessageBox windows can get unreadably wide
Alias: None
Product: Class Libraries
Classification: Mono
Component: Windows.Forms ()
Version: 2.10.x
Hardware: PC Linux
: Lowest normal
Target Milestone: Untriaged
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-10-18 17:02 UTC by Stephen McConnel
Modified: 2014-05-15 17:26 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

sample program to demonstrate the bug (10.27 KB, application/zip)
2013-10-18 17:02 UTC, Stephen McConnel
proposed fix (diff against 2.10.9 code) (983 bytes, patch)
2013-10-18 17:03 UTC, Stephen McConnel

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Description Stephen McConnel 2013-10-18 17:02:03 UTC
Created attachment 5175 [details]
sample program to demonstrate the bug

If the text for a MessageBox is very long, the resulting message can be so wide that it's hard to read the message.  Windows/.Net MessageBox breaks at around 4.8" width of the text.  On my 1920x1200 display, the text gets to about 11.7" wide before it wraps to a new line.

Although this doesn't seem like a big deal, it is a usability concern.
Comment 1 Stephen McConnel 2013-10-18 17:03:30 UTC
Created attachment 5176 [details]
proposed fix (diff against 2.10.9 code)
Comment 2 Miguel de Icaza [MSFT] 2014-02-12 17:27:06 UTC
Setting priority to lowest, since Windows.Forms is no longer being developed actively.
Comment 3 eb1 2014-03-10 11:53:40 UTC
Fixed in pull request #942.
Comment 4 Miguel de Icaza [MSFT] 2014-05-15 17:26:35 UTC