Bug 166540 - Kasbar popup list of window boxes is a bit erratic
Kasbar popup list of window boxes is a bit erratic
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2005-08-23 00:36 EDT by Pierre Marc Dumuid
Modified: 2008-05-06 11:31 EDT (History)
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Description Pierre Marc Dumuid 2005-08-23 00:36:57 EDT
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Description of problem:
When multiple windows of the same type, (i.e. the terminal window, etc..) the KasBar will group these windows into 1 box, and have an arrow indicating that you can click this box to get more boxes popping out...

The thing is, sometimes I click the box, and the popped out boxes appear in the center of the screen, and sometimes they appear adjacent to the KasBar.

also, when the boxes come up in the center of the screen, they don't dissapear that easily.

It almost seems to be related to going to a different desktop, (i.e. if KasBar works correctly on Desktop 1, then going to Desktop 2 will make it buggy again.

In some cases, the boxes don't come up at all..

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open multiple terminals, with the KasBar panel enabled.
2. Click on the box in the kasbar to show each box for each terminal
3. Remove mouse from kasbar
4. If the boxes came up on the screen, change to a different desktop and try again

[Every time.] in the Reproducibility means that every times I've logged in, it's occured. 

Actual Results:  Erratic each time..

Expected Results:  One click on the Group Window Box in the KasBar should make the boxes comeout alongside the kasbar everytime.  

A second click on that Group Window box should make them hide.  (as per the taskbar panel & applet) 

Clicking on a box that "came out" should bring that window to the front hide the list that folded out, (as per the taskbar panel & applet) -- though this fold-back behaviour should be optional, as I like scanning through all my windows in that group without having to re-expand the list again.

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Comment 1 Christian Iseli 2007-01-19 19:47:47 EST
This report targets the FC3 or FC4 products, which have now been EOL'd.

Could you please check that it still applies to a current Fedora release, and
either update the target product or close it ?

Comment 2 Pierre Marc Dumuid 2007-01-19 21:29:21 EST
Yup, still happens. (kdebase-3.5.5-0.4.fc6)
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-04-03 22:00:38 EDT
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 11:31:04 EDT
This bug is open for a Fedora version that is no longer maintained and
will not be fixed by Fedora. Therefore we are closing this bug.

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