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Bug 70771 - Background Preferences Does not accept spaces
Background Preferences Does not accept spaces
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: control-center (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
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Blocks: 67218
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Reported: 2002-08-04 21:51 EDT by Derek Ellis
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-05 10:40:32 EDT
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Description Derek Ellis 2002-08-04 21:51:37 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.5 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020712

Description of problem:
When you drag and drop a picture from a folder with spaces into the Background
Preferences dialog, the pref dialog does not know how to handle whitespace.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):  Using limbo v2

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Right click on desktop, go to Change Desktop Background.
2.  Drag a picture from a folder with spaces in it (/home/foo/This is a
3.  The Preferences will complain about not being able to find /home/foo/This

Actual Results:   The Preferences will complain about not being able to find

Expected Results:  It should have changed the background of the desktop.

Additional info:

I am using NFS mounted home directories from a Redhat 7.2 machine.
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-08-05 10:40:27 EDT
Filed as http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=89921
Comment 2 Jonathan Blandford 2002-08-21 17:00:28 EDT
This seems to have been fixed when we went to 2.0.1

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