Launcher - provide visual design for launcher keyboard navigation

Bug #702490 reported by John Lea on 2011-01-13
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ayatana Design
Otto Greenslade
Mirco Müller
unity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Provide visual design for launcher keyboard navigation

Design launcher app icon 'highlight' to aid navigation of the launcher with cursor keys

Visual design now signed off, see

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Mikkel Kamstrup Erlandsen (community): Approve on 2011-03-15
John Lea (johnlea) on 2011-01-13
Changed in ayatana-design:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Critical
assignee: nobody → Otto Greenslade (otto-chaotic)
tags: added: udn-launcher udt
Florian Boucault (fboucault) wrote :

I believe a first implementation was already started in Unity:

John Lea (johnlea) on 2011-02-23
description: updated
Changed in ayatana-design:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
John Lea (johnlea) on 2011-03-08
Changed in ayatana-design:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
David Barth (dbarth) on 2011-03-08
Changed in unity:
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Medium
assignee: nobody → Gord Allott (gordallott)
milestone: none → 3.6.4
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-03-10
Changed in unity:
milestone: 3.6.4 → 3.6.6
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-03-11
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2011-03-14
Changed in unity:
assignee: Gord Allott (gordallott) → Mirco Müller (macslow)
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Mirco Müller (macslow) wrote :

I've already committed that to trunk for unity 3.6.4 see and
Marking as "Fix Released".

Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 3.6.6-0ubuntu1

unity (3.6.6-0ubuntu1) natty; urgency=low

  * New upstream release:
    - drag and drop from dash to launcher issues (LP: #727675)
    - unity-panel-service crashed in g_type_class_meta_marshal (LP: #727788)
    - Dash: first-use text entry does not work until Alt-F2 version is used
      (LP: #735342)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_check_instance_is_a()
      (LP: #734721)
    - drag from dash to launcher (LP: #662616)
    - Dash - Create single widget for Dashboard (LP: #683729)
    - [FFe] Recently installed applications should be easy to run
      (LP: #670403)
    - Pressing Alt key does not underline mnemonics (LP: #689179)
    - indicator-appmenu breaks Alt accelerator keys (LP: #663030)
    - can't pin KTouch to the launcher (LP: #693755)
    - Unity paints multiple times with multi-screen (LP: #727116)
    - unitymtgrabhandles crashes when no key is set (LP: #727144)
    - SIGSEGV in PlaceEntryHome::SetSearch (LP: #731927)
    - [launcher] New Default favorites (LP: #714707)
    - Dash: Alt-F2 Pressing enter on the dash can start the first entry of the
      second group from the history (LP: #734738)
    - Dash: keyboard arrow navigation disappears off bottom (LP: #735347)
    - Increase the size of the top left Launcher reveal area from 1px to a 3px
      by 3px square (LP: #736034)
    - [dash] scrollbar's clickable zone should extend to the right border of
      the dash border (LP: #651398)
    - Launcher - Replace Dash lens Launcher icons with updated versions
      (LP: #676613)
    - NuxUtilAccessible requires to implement support to key event listeners
      (LP: #702672)
    - launcher icons dnd doesn't behave correctly when the dash is in use
      (LP: #708885)
    - Keyboard-navigation: highlight stays after losing focus (LP: #713632)
    - Implement AtkComponent for ATK objects in the panel service
      (LP: #715297)
    - Super shortcuts for application place and worskspace swither conflicts
      with compiz keys (LP: #723273)
    - Use DeeIndex instead of strcmp in PlaceEntryHome (LP: #724886)
    - [dash] text cursor not vertically centred in the entry (LP: #724927)
    - Moving cursor in dash text entry field causes cursor artifacts
      (LP: #725493)
    - Missing "children_changed" event emission from the atk support
      (LP: #727137)
    - Typing should immediately search; focusing the search field is fiddly
      (LP: #727295)
    - "Find Internet Apps", "Browse the Web", and "Check Mail" are scattered
      in default Dash (LP: #729009)
    - Press-holding on a icon in the Launcher should de-couple the icon and
      enable the user to reorder the icon vertically without leaving the
      Launcher. (LP: #727922)
    - "Shortcuts" heading in Dash seems pointless (LP: #729000)
    - intellihide is incompatible with totem fullscreen / Still some false
      positive on ws switch (LP: #730679)
    - Launcher - provide visual design for launcher keyboard navigation
      (LP: #702490)
    - Dash - Update the 'Shortcuts' dash home icon (LP: #689763)
    - The Unity panel service Does not connect to the


Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
John Lea (johnlea) on 2011-04-19
tags: added: reviewedbydesign
removed: udt
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