Most JavaFX apps unusable on Windows 10 (combo boxes bug)
kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Tue Sep 15 21:02:32 UTC 2015
Thanks for confirming it. Another workaround for those who need
accessibility is to turn Windows Narrator on before clicking on any
combobox. That also seems to avoid the bug. I put both workarounds in
the bug report.
Guillaume Anctil wrote:
> this workaround works fine for my use cases where accessibility is not
> an issue.
> I added it to all shortcuts / batch files and all combo boxes work
> fine. I tested with and without the requestFocus workaround for the
> mouse and it does not interfere.
> Thank you for the quick find!
> It is still quite a big issue, but others might find he workaround in
> the list archives in the meantime to the fix.
> On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 4:43 PM, Kevin Rushforth
> <kevin.rushforth at oracle.com <mailto:kevin.rushforth at oracle.com>> wrote:
> A preliminary evaluation is that this is related to accessibility.
> A workaround might be:
> java -Dglass.accessible.force=false ...
> If you can try that and let me know if it works for you (it does
> on our system with the test case attached to the bug report), then
> I will add that information to the JIRA.
> -- Kevin
> Guillaume Anctil wrote:
>> Thanks for looking into this.
>> Although, I don't believe Intel graphics card have anything to do
>> with this bug, unlike the reports on Stack Overflow. I tested
>> with both AMD and Nvidia cards, and the only factor seemed to be
>> if my touchscreen was plugged in or not on my desktop computer.
>> On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 12:53 PM, Kevin Rushforth
>> <kevin.rushforth at oracle.com <mailto:kevin.rushforth at oracle.com>>
>> We will take a look at this right away. If it's as serious as
>> you say then this is a P1 issue.
>> -- Kevin
>> Chris Nahr wrote:
>> Yes, I can confirm this bug is present when running on a
>> Dell XPS 15 which does have both a touchscreen and an
>> integrated Intel GPU for desktop display (HD 4600). The
>> application hangs even though I'm using a mouse and not
>> the touchscreen to click on the combo box.
>> That's a catastrophic bug that needs to be fixed in an
>> emergency update. Many new Windows laptops have Intel
>> GPUs with touchscreens that you can't disconnect, and
>> Microsoft is pushing Windows 10 to all of them.
>> Apparently no JavaFX app with a ComboBox can run on them now!
>> -- Chris
>> Guillaume Anctil <drakkoon at gmail.com
>> <mailto:drakkoon at gmail.com>> wrote...
>> I recently upgraded to Windows 10 and I now have to
>> resort to using a VM to
>> use most of my JavaFX based apps since combo boxes
>> causes the applications
>> to hang when used.
>> It seems like this bug as been reported but its cause
>> might have been
>> misrepresented and/or its severity misjudged. (
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8132897 &
>> for reference)
>> Guillaume Anctil
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