[UIFe] Messaging menu is missing lozenges and is visible even when no apps use it

Bug #1046331 reported by Lars Karlitski on 2012-09-05
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Messaging Menu
Fix Released
High
Lars Karlitski
indicator-messages (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned
ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

I would like to include two UI fixes in the next indicator-messages release (due later today):

1. unread message counts are not drawn as lozenges

This is a regression from Precise and one of the defining visual features of the menu.

2. messaging menu should be hidden when no applications use it (bug #1045039)

The new design doesn't include the "Set up..." items anymore. This fix hides the menu when it would otherwise be empty.

Can we please make a ui freeze exception for those two?

Lars Karlitski (larsu) on 2012-09-05
no longer affects: ubuntu
David Planella (dpm) wrote :

Does not affect translations, so no issues from the translations team.

Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :

#1 is a regression so +1 for fixing that
#2 is a nice feature as I know some people don't use the messaging menu and don't want to see it.

+1 from the Docs Team.

Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :

Adding Ubuntu docs task so we remember to explain why the messaging menu doesn't show up.

Changed in ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Confirmed
Omer Akram (om26er) on 2012-09-06
Changed in indicator-messages:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in indicator-messages (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Lars Karlitski (larsu) on 2012-09-18
Changed in indicator-messages:
assignee: nobody → Lars Uebernickel (larsu)
importance: Undecided → High
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
milestone: none → 12.10.3
Kate Stewart (kate.stewart) wrote :

Based on +1 from docs and translations teams. Approved to land before Beta 2. If after, please discuss in #ubuntu-release channel.

Changed in indicator-messages (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Triaged
milestone: none → ubuntu-12.10-beta-2
Lars Karlitski (larsu) on 2012-09-19
Changed in indicator-messages:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package indicator-messages - 12.10.3-0ubuntu1

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indicator-messages (12.10.3-0ubuntu1) quantal; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    - hide indicator when no application shows in the menu (lp: #661059)
    - remove apps as soon as they are uninstalled (lp: #864545)
    - make generated .gir compatible with vala (lp: #104496)
    - draw counts as lozenges (lp: #1046331)
    - show separators (lp: #1048245)
    - show chat presence in the panel (lp: #859905)
    - improve documentation
  * debian/control:
    - build-dep on latest libgtk-3-dev
 -- Didier Roche <email address hidden> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:23:43 +0200

Changed in indicator-messages (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Fix Released
Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt) wrote :

I tested the fix for the default visibility, but it does not seem to work. Reported bug 1056457.

tags: added: uife
Changed in ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
milestone: none → ubuntu-12.10
Changed in ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
milestone: ubuntu-12.10 → quantal-updates
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