Morpho fails to load number type when editing column documentation
When you right click on a column and select "Edit Column Documentation", the number type for that
column (natural number, integer, real, etc) is not loaded into the editing window. Thus, the type listed
when you open the window is always "natural numbers", and you have to remember to change it to the
appropriate type every time you edit the column's documentation.
#2 Updated by Matt Jones almost 12 years ago
This bug has been reported again by Gail Steinhart <firstname.lastname@example.org>, who reports:
"Just wondering if anyone has reported this Morpho bug: when I choose Data > Edit column documentation from the Morpho menu, the number type is reset to "NATURAL", regardless of my previous selection - most inconvenient!"
I think the priority on this should be moved up to 1.6.2, as it seems like a simple problem and one easily fixed for the 1.6.2 release. Jing, please recategorize if this takes a long time to fix.
#3 Updated by Jing Tao almost 12 years ago
In edu/ucsb/nceas/morpho/plugins/datapackagewizard/pages/IntervalRatioPanel.java class, it had a line:
Actually, the type value is different to the display value of the JComboBox numberTypePickList. So the panel will display the default value.
I add a new method to transfer the type to display value, then the bug was fixed.