Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 447180
Text in description field in gpk-update-viewer doesn't word-wrap at window edge.
Last modified: 2009-01-14 08:46:58 EST
Description of problem:
When you view updates with the gpk-update-viewer, the text of the update
description doesn't word-wrap at the window edge. This results in a long
single-line of text that you need to use the horizontal scrollbar to see
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
See that you have updates with the PackageKit Update Applet. Click on it and do
'Show Updates'. Any update with a lot of text for the description will not
Steps to Reproduce:
1. 'Show Updates' with PackageKit Update Applet
2. Select any update that has a lot of text with the description field
(amarok-1.4.9 update is when I first noticed it, but it affects any update with
a lot of text for the description).
Description text does not word-wrap at window edge (text-box edge may be more
Update text would word-wrap to stay in that window, making it more readable.
Yes, this is a limitation on GTK. We would need to create a custom renderer for
this to work using the current GTK version.
Author: Richard Hughes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu Feb 21 07:46:09 2008 +0000
wrap the error detail text in gpk-update-viewer -- still need to expand the ;'s