Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 432245
gnome-panel doesn't work with SVG icons or background images
Last modified: 2009-01-09 00:57:55 EST
Description of problem:
AFAIK gnome-panel is supposed to work with SVG images, but the version provided
with Fedora does not.
When resizing the panel within certain size ranges (e.g. 32x32), icons revert to
the generic "no image" icon, because the bitmap alternatives are being used, but
not scaled. IMO if the SVG icons were supported and being used, this wouldn't
When selecting a background imaged for the gnome-panel, if the image is an SVG
then nothing is displayed at all, and the panel reverts back to solid colour.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install an SVG icon set using gnome-appearance-properties
2. Change panel's background image to an SVG using its properties applet
3. Resize a panel to e.g. 32 pixels
No SVG icons nor panel background image is displayed
gnome-panel should support SVG images
Tested on both i386 and x86_64 machines, with the same results.
svg background works fine in rawhide, and for issues with icons when resizing
the panel, that is not the panels fault, but depends on the definitions in the
Ah OK. I assumed we supported SVG already.
+1 set resolution to RAWHIDE and close.
I guess this is the same thing I am seeing. If I have the size of the
gnome panel 47 pixels or less the logout icon appears as a running man,
but if I make it bigger the icon turns into something that looks like
a dark photograph with the lower right corner turned up.
Adding to the mystery: comment #3 above applies to a machine I upgraded from
F7 to F8. But on the same machine I have another disk partition with F8
fresh installed, and on that one I can make the gnome panel as large as I
want and still the logout icon remains the green running man.
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