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== GRAMPS freezes and crashes with ATK / GNOME Assistive Technologies enabled ==
 
== GRAMPS freezes and crashes with ATK / GNOME Assistive Technologies enabled ==
There have been multiple reports of long freezes and crashes of GRAMPS when refreshing the people or place tree view, e.g. after editing a person or changing the Name Display Format. They are related to the use of GNOME Assistive Technologies (ATK/GAIL). If you experience similar problems try going into {{man menu|System -> Preferences -> Assistive Technologies}}, '''unchecking''' ''Enable assistive technologies'' and logging out and in again.
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There have been multiple reports of long freezes and crashes of GRAMPS when refreshing the people or place tree view, e.g. after editing a person or changing the Name Display Format. They are related to the use of GNOME Assistive Technologies (ATK/GAIL).  
  
See also:
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* Gnome 2.x
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If you experience similar problems try going into {{man menu|System Settings -> Keyboard -> Universal Access}}, '''Disable''' all assistive technologies, and logging out and in again.
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* Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
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If you experience similar problems try going into {{man menu|System -> Preferences -> Assistive Technologies}}, '''unchecking''' ''Enable assistive technologies''.
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Then logging out and in again.
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You can also try this into a console:
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$ sudo gedit /var/lib/gdm/.gconf.mandatory/%gconf-tree.xml
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Locate this part:
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<dir name="accessibility">
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<dir name="keyboard">
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    <entry name="enable" ... type="bool" value="true"/>
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</dir>
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===See also===
 
* GRAMPS bug {{bug|3069}}: GtkTreeView is very slow / crashes with Assistive Technologies / ATK / a11y enabled
 
* GRAMPS bug {{bug|3069}}: GtkTreeView is very slow / crashes with Assistive Technologies / ATK / a11y enabled
 
* [http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=577098 GNOME Bug 577098 - GtkTreeView (lists, Nautilus) is very slow with Assistive Technologies enabled (at-spi)], Status: UNCONFIRMED
 
* [http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=577098 GNOME Bug 577098 - GtkTreeView (lists, Nautilus) is very slow with Assistive Technologies enabled (at-spi)], Status: UNCONFIRMED

Revision as of 07:14, 28 July 2012

GRAMPS and some Gtk versions

  • Some Gtk versions seem not to properly refresh the GUI (need to use the mouse cursor), see bug 4863.
  • Some Gtk versions have a refresh issue on Citation TreeView (3.4.x) after an edition, see bug 5688.
  • Incremental search and synchronization with typed letters, see bug 1450.
  • New row/line on Census gramplet (addon), see bug 5688.

GRAMPS freezes and crashes with ATK / GNOME Assistive Technologies enabled

There have been multiple reports of long freezes and crashes of GRAMPS when refreshing the people or place tree view, e.g. after editing a person or changing the Name Display Format. They are related to the use of GNOME Assistive Technologies (ATK/GAIL).

  • Gnome 2.x

If you experience similar problems try going into System Settings -> Keyboard -> Universal Access, Disable all assistive technologies, and logging out and in again.

  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

If you experience similar problems try going into System -> Preferences -> Assistive Technologies, unchecking Enable assistive technologies.

Then logging out and in again.

You can also try this into a console:

$ sudo gedit /var/lib/gdm/.gconf.mandatory/%gconf-tree.xml

Locate this part:

<dir name="accessibility">
<dir name="keyboard">
   <entry name="enable" ... type="bool" value="true"/>
</dir>

See also

GRAMPS runs out of locks

With a large database, GRAMPS can "run out of available locks". See bug report below.

See also

  • GRAMPS bugs 2686: crashed importing d03 stress test database, and workarounds

Gramps and AttributeError

This message is often related to your data into your FamilyTree. See AttributeError

GRAMPS cannot import media with non-ASCII characters on filename

If Python returns a codec/UTF8 warning and this file was pasted from an external support (CD, HD, USB key), maybe filename has been corrupted ! It seems correct on screen but not on command line. Your OS was not able to properly set the encoding used on your external support.

The replacement character will be often a "�" (black diamond with a white question mark). You can try to fix the filename by setting the correct character. Now you will be able to import this file into Gramps !

GRAMPS cannot set date greater than 21

Gramps-3.0.4 under Jaunty 9.04 cannot uses date editor or media reference editor. Upgrading to 3.1.2 fixes this issues.

See also