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Colons "::" don't show up (likely after greater than > sign) (Origin: bugzilla #634857) #4015

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doxygen commented Jul 2, 2018

status RESOLVED severity normal in component general for ---
Reported in version 1.7.2 on platform Other
Assigned to: Dimitri van Heesch

On 2010-11-14 21:33:23 +0000, Cleo Saulnier wrote:

This has shown up in the discussion mailing list as well. The :: is removed. Issue exist after both > and > But may happen without greater than sign.



A workaround is to use four of them.


Since there is a workaround, perhaps it should be included in the docs and leave it as is... or to implement a fix.

On 2010-11-15 22:16:24 +0000, Dimitri van Heesch wrote:

I agree, the real fix would be to escape the ::, i.e. use :: (this is consistent with the other characters that have a special meaning, such as #,<,and >)

Another fix, related to bug # 632879, is to give a warning about the use of :: as an link indicator to a non existing global 'iterator' and then show the result as-is.

Should be corrected in the next subversion update.

Then the correct solution is to use:


On 2011-01-03 19:01:29 +0000, Dimitri van Heesch wrote:

This bug was previously marked ASSIGNED, which means it should be fixed in
doxygen version 1.7.3. Please verify if this is indeed the case. Reopen the
bug if you think it is not fixed and please include any additional information
that you think can be relevant.

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