Make addition and subtraction of percentages take percentage of value on left-hand side

Bug #328094 reported by front242 on 2009-02-11
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Fix Released
gcalctool (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gcalctool

not correctly calculates percent (see animated GIFs below)
for example same actions on other calculators
KCalc (KDE 4.2)
Calculator (Windows XP)
Hardware calculator CITIZEN

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Procion (klebed) wrote :

Confirm at 8.04 and 8.10.

Calculator shoud have same behavior as real calculator, but it doesn't.

Procion (klebed) on 2009-02-11
Changed in gcalctool:
status: New → Confirmed
Robert Ancell (robert-ancell) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report. This bug has been reported to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments at:

Changed in gcalctool:
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in gcalctool:
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Changed in gcalctool (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
summary: - not correctly calculates percent
+ Make addition and subtraction of percentages take percentage of value on
+ left-hand side
Changed in gcalctool (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gcalctool - 5.27.3-0ubuntu1

gcalctool (5.27.3-0ubuntu1) karmic; urgency=low

  * New upstream release (LP: #387668)
    - Percentage operation for addition and subtraction now takes percentage of
      first value (Robert Ancell, Bug #480207) (LP: #328094)
    - Use correct UTF-8 mathematical characters (Robert Ancell, Bug #347630)
    - Focus on the display entry by default
    - Fix broken widget style. Copy gcalctoolrc to ~/.gcalctoolrc to get coloured buttons.
    - Fix missing icon in Help>Contents menu
    - Updated translations: nb (Kjartan Maraas), ta (drtvasudevan)

 -- Robert Ancell <email address hidden> Tue, 16 Jun 2009 16:44:20 +1000

Changed in gcalctool (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in gcalctool:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
Changed in gcalctool:
importance: Unknown → Wishlist
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