Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 465408
ui issues in the screen resolution capplet
Last modified: 2014-06-18 05:10:34 EDT
- The menuitem is called "Screen Resolution", but the capplet window has the title "Monitor Resolution Settings".
The monitor label popup covers the panel. It would be nicer if it respected the workarea.
The font color in the popup doesn't match the font color used in the graphical representation in the capplet.
The stretched out Detect button looks a bit odd.
The Help button does nothing.
(In reply to comment #0)
> The monitor label popup covers the panel. It would be nicer if it respected the
You think? That seems like it would just be weird to me...
The relevant bit of code has a comment:
/* Should we center this at the top edge of the monitor, instead of using the upper-left corner? */
which seems maybe nicer-looking without weirdness.
Try installing http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=899000
and then compare
> LABEL_POSITION=workspace gnome-display-properties
> LABEL_POSITION=centered gnome-display-properties
what do you think?
Not a big deal
What would probably even nicer would be some compositor niceness to make it apopear less like a window thats tacked on top of everything, and more like a watermark or something like that.
How about simply not showing that thing at all if there is only one monitor, btw.
Hmm, I've tried that build, and restarted gsd, but I still get the popup in the upper left...
- Borders seem excessive when compared with e.g. the appearance capplet
- Positioning of the combo boxes changes slightly the first time I click on the (single monitor representation in the blue 'play area'.
- It looks slightly odd to me to have the "Mirror Screens" checkbox above and all the other controls below. Should they all be below ?
you don't have to restart gsd, the window is created by gnome-display-properties directly, so you just need to launch it with the env var set to the right thing
Oh, I hadn't picked up that there was an env var.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle.
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