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Reporter's email: david dot nick dot main at gmail dot com
Number: 13742
Category: all
Synopsis: "Only pure text files supported" error when inserting any kind of box or collapsing an s-expression
Class: sw-bug
Responsible: nobody
Severity: serious
Priority: medium
State: closed
Confidential: no
Arrival-Date: Wed May 08 13:56:01 -0400 2013
Closed-Date: Wed May 08 14:33:25 -0400 2013
Last-Modified: Wed May 08 14:33:25 -0400 2013
Originator: Nick Main
Organization: plt
Submitter-Id: unknown
Release: 5.3.4
Environment: macosx "Darwin MIND-MacBook-Pro.local 12.3.0 Darwin Kernel Version 12.3.0: Sun Jan  6 22:37:10 PST 2013; root:xnu-2050.22.13~1/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64" (x86_64-macosx/3m) (get-display-depth) = 32
Human Language: english
(current-memory-use) 332235676
Links: (links) = ("tool"); (links #:user? #f) = (); (links #:root? #t) = (); (links #:user? #f #:root? #t) = ()
raco pkg (show):
User-specific, all-version:
User-specific, version-specific (5.3.4):

("/Applications/Racket v5.3.4/collects"
("2htdp" "algol60" "at-exp" "browser" "compatibility" "compiler" "config" "data" "datalog" "db" "defaults" "deinprogramm" "drracket" "drscheme" "dynext" "embedded-gui" "eopl" "errortrace" "ffi" "file" "framework" "frtime" "future-visualizer" "games" "graphics" "gui-debugger" "help" "hierlist" "htdp" "html" "icons" "images" "info-domain" "json" "lang" "launcher" "lazy" "macro-debugger" "make" "math" "mred" "mrlib" "mysterx" "mzcom" "mzlib" "mzscheme" "net" "openssl" "parser-tools" "picturing-programs" "pkg" "plai" "planet" "plot" "preprocessor" "profile" "r5rs" "r6rs" "racket" "racklog" "rackunit" "raco" "reader" "readline" "redex" "rnrs" "s-exp" "scheme" "schemeunit" "scribble" "scribblings" "scriblib" "setup" "sgl" "slatex" "slideshow" "srfi" "stepper" "string-constants" "swindle" "syntax" "syntax-color" "teachpack" "test-engine" "texpict" "trace" "typed" "typed-racket" "typed-scheme" "unstable" "version" "web-server" "wxme" "xml" "xrepl"))

Computer Language: (("Determine language from source") (#(#t print mixed-fraction-e #f #t debug) (default) #() "#lang racket\n" #t #t ((main) (test))))
Description: In a standard #lang racket editor any inserted box (comment box, XML box, image, etc.) or collapsed s-expression causes an error message "Only pure text files supported" to appear in the message area at the bottom.
File Attachments:
How-To-Repeat: Insert anything non-textual into a source editor or right-click > collapse s-expression.

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State changed from "open" to "closed" by robby at Wed, 08 May 2013 14:33:25 -0400

This is, unfortunately, a known limitation of the current implementation of 
online check syntax.