Can't see application added below the fold of the Launcher

Reported by Matthew Paul Thomas on 2012-06-19
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Ayatana Design
Undecided
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Unity
Undecided
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software-center (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

Charline reports that in usability testing, if the Launcher has enough items in it that some of them are accordion-folded, people then don't see when a newly-installed application is added to the Launcher.

One way to solve this would be for newly-installed applications to go to the beginning of the Launcher, not the end.

Another way would be to abandon the Launcher's accordion fold, in favor of something that keeps all Launcher items on screen at once.

Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :

In bug 960048 I listed several other ways this problem could be lessened or eliminated.

Changed in software-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
Bilal Akhtar (bilalakhtar) wrote :

So, a design decision on how to fix this hasn't been made yet, right?

Changed in unity:
status: New → Incomplete
tags: added: needs-design
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