Bug 968826 - Usability: bottom "tray" menu is a pain to activate using a trackpoint or touchpad
Usability: bottom "tray" menu is a pain to activate using a trackpoint or tou...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
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Reported: 2013-05-30 00:05 EDT by Jonas Thiem
Modified: 2015-02-17 10:23 EST (History)
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Description Jonas Thiem 2013-05-30 00:05:27 EDT
Description of problem:
The bottom "tray" menu of the gnome shell used to open up when just slightly touching the bottom right corner. Now I need to slam the cursor into the lower screen border and dive it down various pixels (visibly it stays at the lower edge of course) until the menu comes up. While that is easy to do with a mouse, it is actually quite a hassle with a trackpoint (and my trackpoint sensitivity is set pretty high).
Small sidenote: it's also quite an effort with the touchpad actually, when touchpad sensitivity isn't extraordinarily high

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
GNOME Shell 3.8.2

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Use trackpoint and attempt to open the bottom "tray" menu with moving down the mouse against lower screen border

Actual results:
Takes a short moment to activate during which you need to exert constant pressure on the trackpoint with your finger, which isn't exactly a comfortable thing to do (and takes quite a while compared to a mouse where you can easily just shiver the cursor down a bit more)

Expected results:
Bottom "tray" menu thing needs less effort to activate with a trackpoint

Additional info:
Comment 1 Florian Müllner 2013-05-30 09:58:16 EDT
See https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=696452 for the upstream bug.
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