Working tree widget in bzr explorer forgets its previous size

Bug #530519 reported by Craig Hewetson on 2010-03-02
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Bazaar Explorer
High
Unassigned

Bug Description

I open bzr explorer (window maximized), select a branch from the recently opened projects.
When the project is opened the working tree widget (qbrowse) is squashed in the bottom right hand corner.
The result is that everytime i open this view i need to drag it to a size that i can actually view more of its contents.

Recommended behaviour:
The working tree widget should take up as much vertical space as possible. Currently it seems that the toolbox takes up all the vertical space.

Ian Clatworthy (ian-clatworthy) wrote :

I agree.

BTW, you can eliminate some of the tabs in the toolbox by disabling some Clothes in the Accessories dialog, e.g. Register on Launchpad. That might help a little in the short term.

Changed in bzr-explorer:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
Greg (gregspecialsource) wrote :

I have to drag re-size this window to the left each time to view longer file names.
Storing the last horizontal size is important for usability.

tags: added: remember-sizes
Jeff Hill (johill-lanl) wrote :

This issues is actually aggravated by the exceptionally narrow active region for dragging the window divider. When using my laptop and its low res touchpad I must often work for several minutes to find the very narrow hotspot where the cursor changes to the drag icon so that I can pull to the left and get enough of the file path visible so that I can see what file it is (in our deep source tree hierarchy). The issue is less of a problem on my workstation with its high res mouse, but its still a productivity drag. New users may be initially unaware that the window regions can be re-sized. Thanks, Jeff

Alexander Belchenko (bialix) wrote :

Related to Bug #809848

Changed in bzr-explorer:
importance: Medium → High
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