[FDS-64] The ‘Inspect Expression’ popup doesn’t display all my array data.


Some classes of array data (notably binary arrays loaded from CFFILE tags) are truncated to 256-bytes in order to prevent Eclipse becoming unresponsive handling very large quantities of data. The ‘Expressions’ and ‘Variables’ views both update their displays to notify you when this truncation has occurred by appending “Truncated: showing 1 to 256 of X” where ‘X’ is the real length of the array.

The Inspect Expression popup also truncates this data but does not notify you when the truncation has occurred. This is due to a limitation of the Eclipse platform’s Popup mechanism. Once a tree element has been drawn, it is impossible to update it without re-displaying the popup, and for this reason the “Truncated” message is not shown.

Issue Details

Type: Technote
Issue Number: FDS-64
Resolution: Fixed
Added: 18/05/2007 14:52:04
Affects Version: 2.0
Fixed Version: 2.0
Platform: Solaris, MacOS, Linux, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Related Issues: None