Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 103312
Parts off panel pushed off screen
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:57:13 EDT
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Description of problem:
A certain number of windows in the window listing area causes items on the right
hand side of the panel to be pushed off screen. Locking said items does not
prevent them from getting pushed off. When enough screens are open (grouping of
windows is not enabled) they are collapsed and enough space is given on the
screen for the items to be brought back onto the screen.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.fill up panel with four open windows.
2.items to the right of the open windows are pushed off of the screen
Actual Results: Items were pushed off of the screen.
Expected Results: Items would stay on the screen.
Created attachment 94047 [details]
Here is a screenshot of the problem.
Were you running gnome-panel 2.3.6.x prior?
Created attachment 94050 [details]
Screenshot of a Rawhide (updated) system...
I am not seeing the behavior your describe. As you can see in the attachment,
I have many different windows, but not panels are being pushed off to the side.
What are all of your versions of Gnome and GTK+ 2?
Yes, I was running 2.3.6x prior. I having been following rawhide since 2.0. This
is true of all of the programs/libraries. Everything I have is up to date. If
the problem does not exist on up to date installations of rawhide, then perhaps
the problem is on my end.
The problem is transient, when enough windows are opened each window is
collapsed and the full panel can be seen again.
I created a new user account and I was able to replicate the behaviour. Perhaps
there is some package that is not up to date, but I really do not think so. As
an aside I have noticed that inheritance of previous versions can lead to this
type of unexpected notabug behaviour, but the new user account was created in
the up-to-date environment.
However, this is a somewhat cosmetic bug and would not necessarily need to be
fixed. The clock next to my desk is just as good as the clock on my panel.
I have not seen this problem in a long time, this bug should be closed.