Bug 751780 - gnome-shell-extension-workspacesmenu displays wrong workspace number.
gnome-shell-extension-workspacesmenu displays wrong workspace number.
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell-extensions (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Rahul Sundaram
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2011-11-07 09:48 EST by Norman Smith
Modified: 2012-08-07 15:58 EDT (History)
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Update workspace button to indicate proper workspace. (967 bytes, patch)
2011-11-07 09:48 EST, Norman Smith
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Description Norman Smith 2011-11-07 09:48:22 EST
Created attachment 532058 [details]
Update workspace button to indicate proper workspace.

Description of problem:
The workspacesmenu extension does not handle the transition from two workspaces to one workspace properly.

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

How reproducible:
Every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Login.
2.  Open an application in workspace 1.
3.  Close the application.
4.  The workspacesmenu button will display "2"
5.  Click on the button to display the menu it will display only "1".
6.  Click on menu item "1" the display changes to "1" and will be correct.
Actual results:
Incorrect workspace number is displayed.

Expected results:
Display correct workspace number.

Additional info:

After the workspaces_button is created the label is only re-written when a workspace-switched event occurs or an activate event occurs when a menu item is selected. To understand why the workspaces_button label is "2" when it should be "1" I did the following:

1. Changed the label increment from 1 to 11 in the _init function.
2. Likewise; from 1 to 21 in the _updateWorkspaceButton function (workspace-swtiched event).
3. Likewise; from 1 to 31 in the _createWorkspaceMenu function (activate event).
4. Logged into session.  Label = 11.
5. Started application#1 in workspace#1.  Label remained = 11. On application start in workspace#1 (workspace-added event) updates menu to reflect "1" and "2".
6. From menu selected workspace#2.  Label = 32.  (activate event)
7. Started application#2 in workspace#2. On application start in workspace#2 (workspace-added event) updates menu to reflect "1" and "2" and "3".
8. Closed application#2. Label = 21. (workspace-switched event) followed by (workspace-removed event). Menu reflects "1" and "2".
9. Closed application#1. Label = 22. Menu = "1". (workspace-switched event) followed by (workspace-removed event).

When application#1 is closed two workspaces exist #1 and #2.  A switch to #2 occurs relabeling the button to 22. A workspace is deleted (workspace-removed event) leaving one workspace in the menu. There is no code in the _createWorkspaceMenu function to relabel the button when called on (workspace-removed event).

A patch is attached that corrects the problem.
Comment 1 Norman Smith 2011-11-07 09:52:03 EST
I looked at the code for the 3.2 extensions. The workspace indicator extension (which I assume replaces this extension) in F16 appears to avoid this problem.
Comment 2 Mohamed El Morabity 2011-11-09 10:02:11 EST
Thanks for this report and for your patch. A fix will be provided as soon as possible in the repositories.
Comment 3 Norman Smith 2011-11-09 15:27:34 EST
My comment #1 was incorrect.  I got around to installing F16 today and found the indicator extension has a similar problem to the workspacesmenu extension. Its not exactly the same.  I have debugged the problem and will open a bug with a patch after I do some more testing.
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