Bug 1531880 - thumbnail "border" seems misaligned in activities overview
Summary: thumbnail "border" seems misaligned in activities overview
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell
Version: 29
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Owen Taylor
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Keywords: Reopened
Depends On:
Blocks: WaylandRelated
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-01-06 11:11 UTC by Christian Stadelmann
Modified: 2018-12-02 13:29 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

Clone Of: 1384616
Last Closed: 2018-11-30 19:06:18 UTC

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Description Christian Stadelmann 2018-01-06 11:11:54 UTC
I created this bug report as clone of bug #1384616 because it was incorrectly closed. The bug is still present.

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #1384616 +++

Description of problem:

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
rpm -q gtk3 gnome-shell mutter

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set a screenshot to be taken after 5 seconds
2. Go to activities overview and wait for the screenshot to happen and the save dialog to show

Actual results:
As the screenshot shows, the border of the "thumbnail"(?) isn't aligned with the image

Expected results:
Should probably be aligned properly :)

Additional info:

--- Additional comment from Giulio 'juliuxpigface' on 2016-10-13 14:30:42 EDT ---

I hit this too, on bare metal (an old-32bit Acer Extensa laptop, equipped with Intel GPU).

Might be an issue related to a specific GTK frame/dialog?

My steps:
1. Open the activities overview.
2. Drag Shotwell on the overview, in order to open it on the current workspace.

Actual results:
The borders of the "thumbnail" of the welcome dialog aren't aligned with the actual image.

Expected results:
I'm with Ankur here. I think the borders should be aligned with the actual preview.

--- Additional comment from Adam Williamson on 2016-10-13 16:28:14 EDT ---

Can either of you check whether this also happens with X, or if it's only Wayland? Thanks! If it's Wayland only, please set the bug to block 'WaylandRelated'.

--- Additional comment from Giulio 'juliuxpigface' on 2016-10-13 16:30:37 EDT ---

I can confirm the issue isn't reproducible with X here.

--- Additional comment from Christian Stadelmann on 2016-10-13 17:10:00 EDT ---

I'm seeing this with Wayland too, sometimes.

Different steps to reproduce (as I don't have shotwell installed):
1. have some global shortcut installed to open any application. E.g. a "Open email application" special key on your keyboard.
2. Open activities overview
3. While overview is shown, press the shortcut and wait for the application to start
4. hover over the application you just started

What happens:
Blue border (hover highlighting) around application window is off by some pixels, probably the shadows. Or the distance the application would have on normal (non-overview) view from top left corner.

What should happen:
Blue border should match window constraints

Another steps to reproduce:
1. figure out an application that takes some time to start, e.g. eclipse (doesn't work with all applications)
2. start the application
3. immediately open activities overview BEFORE the application window is shown

What happens/ should happen: same as before.

Affected versions:

Comment 1 Ben Cotton 2018-11-27 17:34:09 UTC
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Comment 2 Ben Cotton 2018-11-30 19:06:18 UTC
Fedora 27 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2018-11-30. Fedora 27 is
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Comment 3 Christian Stadelmann 2018-12-02 13:29:54 UTC
Still present in Fedora 29/GNOME.

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