Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 292471
wrong icon spacing on the LiveCD causes overlapped icons on desktop
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:31:33 EST
Description of problem:
LiveCD uses larger icon text on the display than the installed product, but does
not change the spacing of the icons to compensate. So, for example, on my Dell
T800 testbed (Riva TNT graphics chipset), several icons (e.g. the CD itself)
that overlap the text under the next icom. Smaller text is used on the
installed product, and the problem does not occur there.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Every time, only if running from the CD.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start LiveCD
2. Note problem
overlapped icons, only when running from the CD
Smaller text, larger icon spacing or text truncation (like win32 does) would all
be appropriate corrections.
Should be the same -- is your display coming up at the same resolution with both?
Both the LiveCD and the installed product are using 1920x1440@75Hz, so that is
not the problem.
Can you get a screenshot of the problem? I'm not seeing it on anything that I
have quick and easy access to here.
Created attachment 203011 [details]
Desktop image from the LiveCD while running
Desktop image showing the icon spacing problems causing overlap
Created attachment 203021 [details]
Desktop image from the product as installed from the LiveCD and updated to Sept. 16 2007
Note that the icon overlaps from the LiveCD image are not present.
So the problem goes away on the installed machin, simply because the icons with
long names (causing the name to wrap) are not present...
No, if you put the two screenshots over top of each other, even though they are
the same resolution, the LiveCD icon spacing is approximately 40% less than the
installed icons. This in turn causes the long names to become a problem.
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