Bug 430773 - Read-only description metadata does not wrap in file properties dialog
Read-only description metadata does not wrap in file properties dialog
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kdelibs (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2008-01-29 13:26 EST by Oliver Henshaw
Modified: 2008-11-26 08:52 EST (History)
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Untested diff provided by dfaure in irc (795 bytes, patch)
2008-01-29 13:31 EST, Oliver Henshaw
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Description Oliver Henshaw 2008-01-29 13:26:43 EST
Description of problem:

I'm writing a KFile plugin for kde 3.5 and discovered that long text in a
metadata field is not wrapped by the kde file properties dialog.

This bug is usually not triggered because most metadata items with
KFileMimeTypeInfo::Description are editable comment fields and so use the
multi-line editbox.

Not sure how to produce a test case - I can't think of any existing mime-types
with read-only description fields or long metadata offhand - I notice there's no
kfile plugins for .rpm in kde3.5, maybe there's something in kde4/strigi?

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

View long text in meta-data tab in right-click properties dialog from

Actual results:

Horizontal scroll bar.

Expected results:

Wrapped text.
Comment 1 Oliver Henshaw 2008-01-29 13:31:12 EST
Created attachment 293312 [details]
Untested diff provided by dfaure in irc

Here's a possible solution proposed by dfaure on #kde. I don't know if the
KFileMimeTypeInfo::Multiline flag should be re-used for this.
Comment 2 Rex Dieter 2008-01-31 12:44:07 EST
Imo, this is something better addressed upstream.  Looks like you've started
that with dfaure on #kde, great.  Anything reported to bugs.kde.org yet?
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Comment 4 Rex Dieter 2008-11-26 08:52:12 EST
We'll track this upstream.

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