In the dash, main text field can not be edited, except at the end

Bug #840862 reported by Séverin Lemaignan on 2011-09-04
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This bug affects 8 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Fix Released
Low
Robert Carr
unity (Ubuntu)
Low
Robert Carr

Bug Description

In the dash main text field, the user can move around with the arrow key, but when new letters are typed, they always appear at the end.

Release: Ubuntu oneiric beta 1
Pkg: unity 4.12.0-0ubuntu1

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Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

attached is the video of the problem

Changed in unity:
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Changed in unity:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: bitesize
David Gomes (davidgomes) wrote :

I can confirm this, and I also think the user should be able to move around with the mouse, as in a normal text field.

Robert Carr (robertcarr) on 2011-09-07
Changed in unity:
assignee: nobody → Robert Carr (robertcarr)
Omer Akram (om26er) on 2011-09-07
Changed in unity:
milestone: none → 4.14.0
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Robert Carr (robertcarr)
Robert Carr (robertcarr) wrote :

Fix committed in revision 1506

Changed in unity:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Omer Akram (om26er) on 2011-09-07
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-09-08
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package unity - 4.14.2-0ubuntu1

---------------
unity (4.14.2-0ubuntu1) oneiric; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    - unity crashed with AttributeError in reset_unity_compiz_profile(): 'str'
      object has no attribute 'get_string' (LP: #809378)
    - Trying to minimize Unity Dash to make it fit on a 1024x768 screen makes
      Unity freeze and then, after I log out by killing X, never start again
      (LP: #839200)
    - unity-panel-service crashed with SIGSEGV in main_arena() (LP: #817477)
    - UIFe: Panel - Indicators should be orderable regardless of their parent
      IndicatorObject (LP: #823061)
    - 'Show Desktop' fails to hand focus to desktop (LP: #836315)
    - Dash - Functionality of top left close, minimise and maximise/restore
      window decorations is confused (LP: #838875)
    - unity-panel-service Leaks Memory (LP: #779185)
    - Missing lens shortcuts (Super-A, Super-F) (LP: #834078)
    - Unity window switcher takes over <alt> key (LP: #835699)
    - update assets for window buttons (topleft) with dash opened
      (LP: #836655)
    - Where the average background colour is either very light or dark, adjust
      this value to darken/lighten in order to preserve readability
      (LP: #837993)
    - Applications don't have priority over other results (LP: #839518)
    - task tray icons are misaligned and badly sized (LP: #839354)
    - UIFe: Dash - Shape and positioning of most of the elements in the Dash
      need adjustment (LP: #841945)
    - Cannot drag applications from dash to desktop (LP: #756614)
    - systray icons still visible on each desktop in expo mode (LP: #759129)
    - transparency on unity panel broken (LP: #827012)
    - Window buttons and application menu don't autohide if left edge is
      touched (LP: #835637)
    - 'Filter results' should be right indented as in the mockups(and unity-
      2d) (LP: #838118)
    - window title should not appear until cursor leaves the menubar
      (LP: #838759)
    - Window title is not redrawn on leaving global-menu from buttons
      (LP: #839488)
    - In the dash, main text field can not be edited, except at the end
      (LP: #840862)
    - Quicklist can't be correctly hidden (LP: #843425)
    - After double clicking on the panel to restore a window, the menus won't
      be hidden on mouse-out (LP: #838021)
    - After restoring a window the application title doesn't fade-out and it
      goes below the menus (LP: #838479)
  * debian/control:
    - build-dep on latest libunity-dev for ABI/API break, nux
  * debian/rules:
    - bump shlibs, remove tweak for garantuing the version as the ABI
      is considered stable until finale now.
 -- Didier Roche <email address hidden> Thu, 08 Sep 2011 20:07:50 +0200

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
mrAshley (launchpad-mrashley) wrote :

I can confirm this is working as expected now.

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