unclear how to set the icon in the 'create launcher' dialog

Bug #401213 reported by Bernard François on 2009-07-18
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-panel (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-panel

The way to set the icon for a launcher in the gnome panel is quite obscure.
Apparently, you have to click the image with the spring (which happens to be the default icon for a launcher).
I needed quite a long time to get this.
A more clear way would be just to show the icon, and have a 'change icon' button below.

Steps to reproduce:
- right-click on the gnome panel
- choose 'Add to panel...'
- click 'Custom Application Launcher'
- click '+ Add'
- In the following screen, you see the icon of the application. Apparently this is also a button, allowing you to change the icon.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: gnome-panel 1:2.26.0-0ubuntu7
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: gnome-panel
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-6-386 i686

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for your bug report. The issue is an upstream one and it would be nice if somebody having it could send the bug the to the people writting the software (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Upstream/GNOME)

Changed in gnome-panel (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Ubuntu Desktop Bugs (desktop-bugs)
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks for the report, it looks like bug http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=541374, linking the upstream report.

Changed in gnome-panel (Ubuntu):
importance: Wishlist → Low
status: New → Triaged
Changed in gnome-panel:
importance: Unknown → Undecided
status: Unknown → New
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

I've meant i've sent this at http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=589427 ; the previous link posted is for another bug report.

Changed in gnome-panel:
importance: Undecided → Unknown
status: New → Unknown
Changed in gnome-panel:
status: Unknown → New

Upstream bug has been marked as duplicate of bug https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=310288.

Changed in gnome-panel:
status: New → Unknown
Changed in gnome-panel:
importance: Unknown → Low
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Changed in gnome-panel:
status: Confirmed → Expired
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