|Summary:||workspace switcher doesn't resize when docking or undocking|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Steve Kelem <steve>|
|Component:||xfce4-panel||Assignee:||Kevin Fenzi <kevin>|
|Status:||CLOSED WONTFIX||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||15||CC:||cwickert, kevin, maxamillion|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2012-08-07 19:55:26 UTC||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Steve Kelem 2011-09-08 20:51:26 UTC
Description of problem: The workspace switcher shows, for each workspace, a mini-screen showing each of the visible windows in that workspace. After loggging in, each mini-screen is sized proportional to the real screen, as are the mini-windows displayed on the mini-screen. If I dock, (in nVidia Twinview), my screensize has doubled, but the workspace switcher does not reflect this change. If I undock, my screensize has halved, but the workspace switcher does not reflect this change. Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): How reproducible: Every time Steps to Reproduce: 1. login while the laptop is docked, note workspace switcher's depiction of each window. 2. Undock the laptop. The workspace switcher is not resized. Actual results: The workspace switcher is not resized. Expected results: The workspace switcher should be resized. Additional info:
Comment 1 Kevin Fenzi 2011-09-08 21:21:23 UTC
Looks like this might be bug 7073 upstream: https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7073 Does that look like what you are seeing? if you do a 'xfce4-panel -r' does it start looking normal again?
Comment 2 Steve Kelem 2011-09-08 21:35:31 UTC
Created attachment 522211 [details] Workspace switcher in single-screen mode
Comment 3 Steve Kelem 2011-09-08 21:39:52 UTC
xfce4-panel -r is an ok workaround, but it's a pain, and non-obvious to have to open up a terminal and know to type that command whenever I dock or undock my laptop. The resizing should happen automatically. Unlike bug 7073, I WANT the workspace switcher to resize, otherwise I can't see what's on the other screen. It seems like, to satisfy both of these requests, there should be a property setting for workspace switcher to enable/disable auto-resizing when a screen is attached/detached docked/undocked.
Comment 4 Kevin Fenzi 2011-09-08 21:52:00 UTC
I understand it's a bug. I just wanted to establish if 'xfce4-panel -r' worked around it for now or not. :) Would you care to provide input on the upstream bug? Or would you like me to do so?
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