Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 212164
Can't completely delete a GNOME panel icon's comment
Last modified: 2008-06-16 21:14:09 EDT
Description of problem:
It seems that I'm unable to completely delete a comment from an icon on the
GNOME panel in FC6 (so that the tooltip for the icon is only one line high -
containing the app name only - rather than two lines high). I'm on 64-bit FC6,
but this is probably happening on 32-bit FC6 as well.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Right click on an icon in the GNOME panel and select Properties.
2. Completely delete all characters (including spaces) from the Comment: field.
3. Click on Close and then hover the mouse over the relevant icon to bring up
Both the application name *and* the original comment (prior to its supposed
deletion) are shown by the icon tooltip.
Only the application name should be shown once the icon's comment is deleted.
You can use a single space for the comment to make it "disappear", but this
still leaves two lines being shown by the tooltip (once of which contains a
single space of course), so it's not a good workaround.
Just tossing a "me too" on this and updating it.
Launchers on the desktop work fine; it's only panel launchers this happens to.
I have fixed an issue that caused this in rawhide.
There must be a different issue on F7, I guess.
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