active items in window list miscoloured by overlaps

Bug #549919 reported by Martin Erik Werner on 2010-03-27
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
GNOME Panel
New
Low
gnome-panel (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned
metacity (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

When active items in the window list are overlapped by tooltips or dropped menus, the colour of the overlapped area changes to the non-active colour and remains so after the overlapping item is gone.
Hence window list items ends up half-coloured in some cases.
If item is completely covered by a tooltip or a menu, or if the item is activated (mouse-over) the miscolouring goes away, though comes back if overlap is repeated.

TEST CASE:
Using Firefox Downloads window:
1. Launch firefox
2. Open FIrefox Downloads window
3. Focus on Firefox window and download something
4. Once download is finished, wait for the Downloads window-list item to stop flashing (~5s), it should now be highlighted & in bold text
5. Overlap the Downloads window-list item PARTLY with a tooltip or dropped menu
6. Leave tooltip/menu

* window-list item is not highlighted where the overlap was
! Expected item to go back to highlighted colour where the overlap was

Screenshot of half-coloured item attached

Martin Erik Werner (arand) wrote :
Martin Erik Werner (arand) wrote :

Video showing miscolouring with tooltip overlap

Wayno (ichabod) wrote :

Might be nvidia related. seems okay with the stock ati driver.

Martin Erik Werner (arand) wrote :

Might be metacity-related, since seen on VirtualBox instance & proper install running on nvidia blob.
adding metacity task

Martin Erik Werner (arand) wrote :

And on nouveau as well (with metacity)

description: updated
description: updated
Martin Erik Werner (arand) wrote :

Problem seen on Karmic with nvida blob as well.
No regression

tags: added: metacity
removed: lucid
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks for sent this upstream.

Changed in gnome-panel (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Triaged
Changed in metacity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
Changed in gnome-panel:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in gnome-panel:
importance: Unknown → Low
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