Bug 1314540 - [gnome-shell] geometry of title bar differs between GNOME applications
[gnome-shell] geometry of title bar differs between GNOME applications
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gtk3 (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Matthias Clasen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2016-03-03 16:11 EST by Joachim Frieben
Modified: 2017-08-08 09:05 EDT (History)
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Screenshot of maximized window of gnome-boxes placed on top of maximized window of gnome-terminal (2.24 KB, image/png)
2016-03-03 16:11 EST, Joachim Frieben
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Description Joachim Frieben 2016-03-03 16:11:42 EST
Created attachment 1132910 [details]
Screenshot of maximized window of gnome-boxes placed on top of  maximized window of gnome-terminal

Description of problem:
In current Fedora 24, the dark (large) title bar of the  maximized window of gnome-boxes does not always fully cover that of the maximized window of certain other GNOME applications like gnome-terminal. The rounded corners appear to have different radii which becomes apparent when the window of the other GNOME application has a light (normal) title bar, see attached screenshot.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch gnome-terminal using the (default) light theme.
2. Maximize gnome-terminal.
3. Launch gnome-boxes.
4. Maximize gnome-boxes.

Actual results:
There appears a little white crescent around either the left or the right rounded corner of the title bar of gnome-boxes depending on whether gnome-boxes shows the thumbnail list of virtual machines or a virtual machine is running in the foreground.

Expected results:
The rounded corners of the title bar of GNOME applications have identical dimensions and the title bars of maximized application windows do overlap exactly. 

Additional info:
- The issue is already present in Fedora 23.
- This issue seems to be visible every time when the window of a GNOME application with a dark (large) title bar like in the case of gnome-boxes or totem is placed over that of a GNOME application with a light (normal) title bar.
Comment 1 Florian Müllner 2016-03-04 08:31:33 EST
Tentatively reassigning to GTK+, which provides the theme we use for server-side decorations (like gnome-terminal), and is solely responsible for client-side decorations (like gnome-boxes).
Comment 2 Joachim Frieben 2016-03-05 02:48:44 EST
Contrary to the initial report, this issue does -not- affect Fedora 23. It only emerged in the Fedora 24 development cycle.
Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2017-07-25 16:17:17 EDT
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Comment 4 Fedora End Of Life 2017-08-08 09:05:51 EDT
Fedora 24 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2017-08-08. Fedora 24 is
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