OSX 10.11: "Enter Full Screen" automatically added to View menu

Bug #1534292 reported by RJ Skerry-Ryan
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Bug Description

Apple has another "automagic" menu item we have to deal with and this time Qt doesn't handle it for us.


Qt doesn't provide us any notification when we enter full screen so our existing menu item doesn't get updated to have the proper check state.

*Add something like '\u200C' to the View item string so it doesn't string-equal "View" so Apple doesn't know to add it.
* Disable with the following objective-c snippet:

- (void)applicationWillFinishLaunching:(nonnull NSNotification *)notification {
    [[NSUserDefaults standardUserDefaults] setBool:NO forKey:@"NSFullScreenMenuItemEverywhere"];

Given we don't currently depend on having an objective-C compiler, the View hack is looking much more attractive.

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RJ Skerry-Ryan (rryan) wrote :
Changed in mixxx:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Low
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Sean M. Pappalardo (pegasus-renegadetech) wrote :

Looks like a bug on Apple's side, since that doc says it adds it "if an equivalent menu item isn't found." So it's obviously not seeing that we've added one.

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jus (jus) wrote :
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jus (jus) wrote :
Changed in mixxx:
milestone: none → 2.3.0
assignee: nobody → jus (jus)
status: Confirmed → In Progress
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Changed in mixxx:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in mixxx:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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