Selecting a folder to save to loses focus on file name

Bug #439239 reported by Scott Ritchie on 2009-09-30
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This bug affects 6 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
GTK+
Confirmed
Medium
One Hundred Papercuts
Undecided
Unassigned
gtk+2.0 (Ubuntu)
Low
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

This bug has occured multiple times before, however the fixes no longer seem to be working: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gtk+2.0/+bug/130224, https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gtk+2.0/+bug/22322, and their duplicates.

In short: the task of saving a file is broken as soon as the user chooses a different folder. Typing no longer renames the file but instead starts searching for folders in the list, however the text selecting the filename is still highlighted.

I believe the task of naming a file to save is much more common than having to do a text search to find a folder to save to (they're already alphabetically ordered). Accordingly, the filename should never lose focus, even when the user is active inside the other parts of the file save dialog (eg making/selecting a folder to save to).

To reproduce: in Gedit, make a new file and File->Save as. Click a folder and then start typing. A similar thing happens if you save a picture in Firefox.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
Date: Wed Sep 30 01:55:52 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: libgtk2.0-0 2.18.0-1ubuntu2
ProcEnviron:
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-11.36-generic
SourcePackage: gtk+2.0
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-11-generic x86_64

Scott Ritchie (scottritchie) wrote :
tags: added: regression
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Trying with the jaunty version gives the same behaviour

Changed in gtk+2.0 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
importance: Undecided → Low
assignee: nobody → Ubuntu Desktop Bugs (desktop-bugs)
tags: removed: regression
MillenniumBug (millenniumbug) wrote :

This seems to be solved in a fully updated 10.04.

Vish (vish) wrote :

Bug still present in Lucid.
However I doubt this is a trivially fixable bug.

Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: New → Incomplete
Changed in gtk:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → New
Chris Wilson (notgary) wrote :

This bug is not trivially fixable. Marking invalid for the paper cuts project.

Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: Incomplete → Invalid
Changed in gtk:
status: New → Confirmed
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