Bug 109354 - strange dotted square appears when clicking on the panel
strange dotted square appears when clicking on the panel
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-panel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Mark McLoughlin
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Reported: 2003-11-06 18:50 EST by Roozbeh Pournader
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-02-23 03:15:41 EST
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2003-11-06 19:05 EST, Roozbeh Pournader
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Description Roozbeh Pournader 2003-11-06 18:50:05 EST
Description of problem:
A strange dotted square appears when clicking on a certain part of the
panel when there are no windows in a certain workspace.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Switch to a workspace with no open windows.
2. Click a little to the right of the workspace switcher applet, where
window descriptions usually appear.


Actual Results:  A square box with dotted borders will appear on the

Expected Results:  Nothing visual should happen.

Additional info:

I will attach a screenshot.
Comment 1 Roozbeh Pournader 2003-11-06 19:05:54 EST
Created attachment 95779 [details]
A screenshot showing the symptom

Attached a screenshot showing the symptom.
Comment 2 Mark McLoughlin 2004-02-23 03:15:41 EST
Yes, that's a focus indicator for the Window List when its empty. Its
difficult to know how this could be fixed to look less silly since
Section 508 (US accessibility requirements) state that an indication
of where the current focus lies must always be visible.

Lets track this upstream:


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