xfce4-session: Japanese translations for shutdown dialog buttons make dialog too wide for 1024x768 screen

Bug #138485 reported by Peter Maydell
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xfce4-session (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Lionel Le Folgoc

Bug Description

Package: xfce4-session
Version: 4.4.1-1ubuntu3

If you select 'Japanese' as your language in the initial login dialog on xubuntu, then (obviously) xfce appears in Japanese. If you then select the 'exit door' icon to bring up the dialog offering you the choice of "switch user/log out/restart/shutdown/suspend/hibernate" then the dialog is too wide to fit completely on a 1024x768 display.

This is because the Japanese translations for these button labels are much wider than the English ones, so the dialog box gets laid out with very wide buttons (each of equal size, so the same size as the worst case length of translated text) and there isn't sufficient space on a small screen to fit them all in.

It might be possible to fix this with judicious use of line breaks, assuming whatever's providing these button widgets allows line breaks in button labels. Or perhaps the translations could be trimmed. Otherwise I think you'd need to split the row of buttons into two if it wasn't going to fit all in one row.

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Lionel Le Folgoc (mrpouit) wrote :

Thanks for your bug report.

Changed in xfce4-session:
assignee: nobody → mrpouit
status: Triaged → In Progress
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Lionel Le Folgoc (mrpouit) wrote :

xfce4-session (4.4.1-1ubuntu4) gutsy; urgency=low

  * debian/patches/00_logout_dialog.patch: split the row of buttons into two.
     (LP: #138485)

 -- Lionel Le Folgoc <email address hidden> Mon, 10 Sep 2007 15:26:03 +0200

Changed in xfce4-session:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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