Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 599601
Changing Evolution icon style is ignored
Last modified: 2011-06-27 13:26:20 EDT
Description of problem:
Using KDE on the desktop, but with the (gnome) Evolution mail client. If I use gconf-editor to set:
when I restart Evolution these settings are ignored. The toolbar in Evolution shows a small toolbar just with icons. Doing the same under F11, Evolution immediately shows a large toolbar, and the icons have text underneath them (the 'both' option). So it worked under F11, but doesn't in F13.
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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Login specifying KDE as the desktop.
2. Invoke 'evolution' from a terminal. It will show a small toolbar just with icons.
3. From a terminal invoke 'gconf-editor'. Set the two settings above.
4, Restart Evolution. The toolbar has not changed.
Evolution toolbar does not change despite changing the settings.
Toolbar should change according to the settings. It worked in F11.
It does not matter whether I just restart Evolution, logout then login, or restart the whole computer system, the toolbar does not change.
The current toolbar icons are too small, and the 'delete' and 'junk' icons are *very* similar and right next to each other. This is obviously going to cause some mistakes. Using a large toolbar with icons and text makes them all bigger and spreads them out. The problem then goes away.
Apologies if this is not an actual gconf-editor problem, but I really couldn't work out where the problem lay.
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