gnome-search-tool can grow to larger than vertical size of screen

Bug #426522 reported by Paul Larson
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-utils (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-utils

Steps to reproduce:
1. click on "Select more options"
2. keep clicking the "Add" button until the vertical size of the window grows beyond the edge of the screen

There is no scrollbar to facilitate scrolling the larger window created by adding criteria.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Sep 8 16:54:31 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
LiveMediaBuild: Ubuntu-Netbook-Remix 9.10 "Karmic Koala" - Alpha i386 (20090908)
Package: gnome-utils 2.27.91-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-9.29-generic
SourcePackage: gnome-utils
Tags: ubuntu-unr
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-9-generic i686

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Paul Larson (pwlars) wrote :
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Paul Larson (pwlars) wrote :

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Nicolas Joyard (joyard-nicolas) wrote :

Confirmed on Karmic alpha 5.
I think lots of applications have the same problem, tough. Maybe some project should be launched gnome-wise, to change every gnome application's GUI to be more vertically resizable, at least to be usable on netbooks (which often have 600px vertical resolution).

Changed in gnome-utils (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks for your bug report. This bug has been reported to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments here:

Changed in gnome-utils (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Ubuntu Desktop Bugs (desktop-bugs)
importance: Undecided → Low
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in gnome-utils:
status: Unknown → New
Paul Larson (pwlars)
tags: added: unr-application-res
Changed in gnome-utils:
importance: Unknown → Wishlist
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