Launch feedback near-invisible for applications with big square icons

Bug #966222 reported by Matthew Paul Thomas on 2012-03-27
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ayatana Design
unity (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

unity 5.8.0-0ubuntu2, Ubuntu Pangolin

1. Add an application to the launcher that has a square, maximum-sized icon. For example, guake, gpicview, screenruler, extcalc, recoll, or Treasure Catch.
2. Click on the launcher tile.

What you see: The launching feedback is almost impossible to see.

What you should see: Launcher feedback is very easy to see.

The simplest way to fix this would be to throb the application icon, as well as (or instead of) its background.

Another way to fix it would be to animate launching applications in a different way.

It may save time to design the fix for bug 838050 at the same time as this bug.

Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :
David Barth (dbarth) wrote :

Indeed. I'm adding it to the design radar to request how the visual treatment could be updated to resolve the problem. Thanks Matthew.

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
description: updated
Changed in unity:
status: New → Incomplete
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Wishlist → Low
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