Evolution Preferences Window Is Too High For Screen and Cannot Be Re-sized

Bug #717464 reported by PC on 2011-02-11
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #23810: Evolution is unusable in 1024x768. Edit Remove
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: evolution

Evolution Preferences Window Is Too High For Screen and Cannot Be Re-sized.
The screen size was 1366x768.

As the bottom of the preferences screen was not visible, and the window had no scroll bars, it was not possible to get to items at the bottom of the screen. I could not seem to re-size the preferences windows, or move the preferences window off the top of the screen to get at the hidden part at the bottom.

I would expect the preference window to fit the screen, be re-sizable, or have scroll bars.

I will attach a screenshot of this.

$ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 10.10
Release: 10.10

$ apt-cache policy evolution
evolution:
  Installed: 2.30.3-1ubuntu7.3
  Candidate: 2.30.3-1ubuntu7.3
  Version table:
 *** 2.30.3-1ubuntu7.3 0
        500 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ maverick-updates/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     2.30.3-1ubuntu6 0
        500 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ maverick/main i386 Packages

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.10
Package: evolution 2.30.3-1ubuntu7.3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.35-25.44-generic-pae 2.6.35.10
Uname: Linux 2.6.35-25-generic-pae i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Fri Feb 11 22:55:30 2011
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release i386 (20101007)
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_GB.utf8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: evolution

PC (pc101) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 23810, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

Changed in evolution (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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