Overlay borders aren't scaled to match monitor DPI scaling

Bug #1340394 reported by Marco Trevisan (Treviño) on 2014-07-10
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Fix Released
Medium
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)
7.2
Fix Released
Medium
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)
unity (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)
Trusty
Undecided
Unassigned

Bug Description

[Impact]
The dash or Hud borders aren't scaled to match the current settings

[Test case]
1. From Unity Control Center -> Displays -> Change the monitor scaling to somewhat
   different from 1.0 (might be both bigger and smaller, your choice).
2. Open the dash first, then the Hud
3. The borders ribbon should be scaled to respect the current monitor scaling factor

[Regression potential]
Textures aren't properly shown around the unity overlays

Related branches

tags: added: hidpi
Changed in unity:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in unity:
milestone: 7.3.2 → 7.3.1
description: updated

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tags: added: patch
Chris J Arges (arges) on 2014-09-23
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released

Hello Marco, or anyone else affected,

Accepted unity into trusty-proposed. The package will build now and be available at http://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity/7.2.3+14.04.20140826-0ubuntu1 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

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Changed in unity (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: New → Fix Committed
tags: added: verification-needed
tags: added: verification-done
removed: verification-needed
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 7.2.3+14.04.20140826-0ubuntu1

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unity (7.2.3+14.04.20140826-0ubuntu1) trusty; urgency=medium

  [ Andrea Azzarone ]
  * Remove cross fade effect during lock/unlocking. A simple fading
    works just fine. (LP: #1312107)
  * Manually emit nux::Area::geometry_changed beucase nux can fail to
    emit it. (LP: #1292391)

  [ Pawel Szubert ]
  * Reduce the scope of the kill command when restarting Compiz.
    (LP: #1324114)

  [ Marco Trevisan (Treviño) ]
  * LockScreenAcceleratorController: do ther configured action on power
    special keys press. We finally can suspend, shutdown, hibernate or
    start the screensaver when the screen is locked, using the Suspend,
    Sleep, Hibernate and PowerOff hardware keys. Also the Shutdown
    dialog doesn't allow now to lock the session if it is not allowed by
    settings. (LP: #1306211) (LP: #1320051) (LP: #1320071)
  * Previews: scale the dash preview contents to match current monitor
    scaling. Improved also the scaling of search-bar, spinner, categories
    and many other components. (LP: #1339629)
  * FilterWidgets: add support for scaling (LP: #1340171)
  * OverlayRendering: correctly scale the overlays borders and edges to
    match settings. DashStyle has been modified to return smart pointers
    of textures that are loaded depending on the scale level. The cache
    will make sure that we don't duplicate the textures and that they
    get removed when not needed anymore. Also thanks to this the
    SearchBarSpinner textures (and the other spinners as well) uses the
    SVGs scaled at the proper size (I desgined a new SVG for the
    magnifier, as we only had a PNG). (LP: #1283415) (LP: #1340394)
  * Hud: scale to match current DPI settings for monitor. (LP: #1340477)

  [ Eleni Maria Stea ]
  * Previews: scale the dash preview contents to match current monitor
    scaling. Improved also the scaling of search-bar, spinner, categories
    and many other components. (LP: #1339629)

  [ Stephen M. Webb ]
  * Reduce the scope of the kill command when restarting Compiz.
    (LP: #1324114)

  [ Chris Townsend ]
  * Bump version to 7.2.3.

unity (7.2.2+14.04.20140714-0ubuntu2) trusty; urgency=medium

  [ Andrea Azzarone ]
  * Remove cross fade effect during lock/unlocking. A simple fading
    works just fine. (LP: #1312107)
  * Manually emit nux::Area::geometry_changed beucase nux can fail to
    emit it. (LP: #1292391)
  * TextInput: use GdkKeymap to check the caps-lock status (LP: #1347735)

  [ Pawel Szubert ]
  * Reduce the scope of the kill command when restarting Compiz.
    (LP: #1324114)

  [ Marco Trevisan (Treviño) ]
  * LockScreenAcceleratorController: do ther configured action on power
    special keys press. We finally can suspend, shutdown, hibernate or
    start the screensaver when the screen is locked, using the Suspend,
    Sleep, Hibernate and PowerOff hardware keys. Also the Shutdown
    dialog doesn't allow now to lock the session if it is not allowed by
    settings. (LP: #1306211) (LP: #1320051) (LP: #1320071)
  * Previews: scale the dash preview contents to match current monitor
    scaling. Improved also the scaling of...

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Changed in unity (Ubuntu Trusty):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released

The verification of the Stable Release Update for unity has completed successfully and the package has now been released to -updates. Subsequently, the Ubuntu Stable Release Updates Team is being unsubscribed and will not receive messages about this bug report. In the event that you encounter a regression using the package from -updates please report a new bug using ubuntu-bug and tag the bug report regression-update so we can easily find any regressions.

Stephen M. Webb (bregma) on 2015-02-11
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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