Bug 112279 - doing "Help" on the "Show Desktop" applet gives an error.
doing "Help" on the "Show Desktop" applet gives an error.
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-user-docs (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 2003-12-16 18:40 EST by Seth Spitzer
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-03-09 07:32:39 EST
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Description Seth Spitzer 2003-12-16 18:40:47 EST
Description of problem:

doing "Help" on the "Show Desktop" applet gives an error.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Show Desktop Button 2.4.0

How reproducible:

100% reproducable.


Steps to Reproduce:
1.  add the "Show Desktop Button" to your panel, by right clicking on
the panel, doing "Add to Panel" | "Actions" | "Show Desktop"
2.  right click on the "Show Desktop"
3.  click on "Help"
  
Actual results:

an error dialog with the message:  "There was an error displaying
help: Help document show-desktop/show-desktop not found"

Expected results:

the help browser would launch to a page about the "Show Desktop" applet.


Additional info:
I'm using Fedora Core release 1 (Yarrow)
Comment 1 Leonard den Ottolander 2004-02-12 13:01:19 EST
Where is this thingy located? Hard to fix when one can't find it.
rpm -ql gnome-panel | grep show
only renders /usr/share/pixmaps/gnome-show-desktop.png as a result.
Comment 2 Mark McLoughlin 2004-02-23 12:30:08 EST
Actually, the version of gnome-user-docs in FC1 doesn't contain the
docs for the show desktop applet. Those docs were first added in
gnome-user-docs 2.4.0. Moving to gnome-user-docs.
Comment 3 Leonard den Ottolander 2004-02-24 04:54:31 EST
Even though there has been no upgrade of gnome-user-docs the error
message has disappeared. Yelp appears with a general page. However,
the panel does not auto hide on the showing of help.
Comment 4 Leonard den Ottolander 2004-02-24 04:55:44 EST
The above should read:

... the error message has disappeared with the update of gnome-panel
to 2.4.2.
Comment 5 Leonard den Ottolander 2004-03-09 07:32:39 EST
Although the help docs have not been updated the error message has
disappeared with the update to gnome-panel 2.4.2(-1/-3).

Closing ERRATA.

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