Bug 495016 - I can't set the icon on a custom launcher
I can't set the icon on a custom launcher
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-panel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2009-04-09 00:56 EDT by Raul Acevedo
Modified: 2009-12-18 04:13 EST (History)
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Description Raul Acevedo 2009-04-09 00:56:10 EDT
Description of problem:
I have a custom launcher and I want to set the icon to a file in my home directory.  The file selection dialog refuses to recognize any image files in my ~/Pictures directory: png, gif, jpg, or svg.  It only allows me to set the icon to an image from one of the standard GNOME icon directories.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnome-panel-2.43.3, fedora fc10

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Create new custom launcher.
2.  Try to change the icon to a file in your home directory.
Actual results:
The file picker doesn't show any image files in ~/Pictures.  Worse, if I try to enter the full path name in "Location:", it gives me the bizarre error "Error creating directory: File exists".  Excuse me????  I clicked on "Open", not "Create Folder"!!!

Expected results:
It should let me use whatever file I choose.

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