Bug 287711 - Startup wizard works poorly at 800x600
Summary: Startup wizard works poorly at 800x600
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: evolution
Version: 11
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matthew Barnes
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: 513462 FedoraMini, Mobility
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-09-12 15:10 UTC by Jeremy Katz
Modified: 2010-06-28 10:27 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 10:27:05 UTC
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Description Jeremy Katz 2007-09-12 15:10:25 UTC
The startup wizard for evolution is pretty unusable at 800x600 as it's larger
than the screen.  This gives a pretty poor experience for users under virtualization

Comment 1 Matthew Barnes 2007-09-12 15:29:10 UTC
Evolution itself works poorly at 800x600.
Have you seen the Preferences dialog lately?  Oye!

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2007-09-12 15:43:41 UTC
The main window fits on the screen at least. 

And the preferences window makes me sad.  It starts fitting and then resizes.  

Comment 3 Matthew Barnes 2007-09-12 15:57:32 UTC
Yeah, it's a mess.  We're working on it...

I think the startup wizard uses many of the same notebook pages as the
preferences window, so fixing one should help the other.

Comment 4 Matthew Barnes 2007-10-04 16:19:52 UTC
Moving this to F9Target.

Comment 5 Peter Robinson 2008-11-18 14:03:46 UTC
Removing F9Target, won't add F10Target as its a bit late but adding it to the FedoraMini tracker for Fedora on small devices.

Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 01:59:17 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
Changing version to '10'.

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Comment 7 Matthew Barnes 2009-01-27 17:20:03 UTC
Bumping this to Rawhide.  Still an issue.

Comment 8 Matthew Barnes 2009-03-10 00:35:17 UTC
I got the resizing glitch fixed at least on a branch I'm working on to rip out Bonobo.  Hopefully I'll get to merge it in the coming months.  After that I think it will be a little easier to clean up the mess 'o preferences.

Comment 9 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 09:17:58 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.

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Comment 10 birger 2009-07-14 11:01:02 UTC
The Lenovo S10e has a screen resolution of 1024x576. Wide enough to run evolution nicely, but too low to complete the wizard on first startup.

In this age of small netbooks this really, really needs to get fixed.

Comment 11 Peter Robinson 2009-08-21 15:21:33 UTC
The anjal mail client aimed at NetBooks which is now in rawhide might be an alternative fix for this.

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