Thousands of point labels for a sequence of points cover entire screen, render GeoGebra unresponsive

Rulatir shared this problem 3 months ago
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When I create a sequence of many points (e.g. 20k) using the sequence command, sometimes if I click on the definition the wrong way, something weird happens: labels representing the points' coordinates appear on the screen, overflow, and cover the entire screen, rendering GeoGebra unresponsive. I have found no way of exiting this mode other than restarting GeoGebra. Probably if there are only a few points then there is no problem because one can click on something and exit this strange UI state, but with too many points the labels cover everything, and nothing can be clicked.


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Hi, how exactly did you define the sequence? Also I'm not quite sure how did you "click on the definition the wrong way": did you click it in the algebra view? Did you edit the definition in any way? Thanks!

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I am using the Sequence( (exprForX, exprForY), var, from, to) variant of the Sequence command (NOTE WELL: I am using the Polish locale and the command name is actually Ciąg, but that of course means "sequence").


I swear that I would be more specific than "click on the definition the wrong way" if I could. The definition editor (the algebra view) is generally clumsy and disobedient (a HUGE UX regression from the previous version) even though it has some fancy bells and whistles like substituting mathematical notation for certain functions as I type. It often behaves unpredictably, has a lot of sub-modes and sub-sub-modes that are not indicated in any other way than by some keystrokes suddenly doing nothing. I cannot describe the exact sequence of mouse moves and clicks that will guarantee manifesting the bug.

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Please post your .ggb file

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