Support menubar indicator overlap

Bug #591190 reported by David Barth on 2010-06-08
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Ayatana Design
Undecided
Matthew Paul Thomas
Indicator Applet
Invalid
Low
Ted Gould
Unity
Confirmed
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MenuBar#Handling overlap of window menus and status menus

David Barth (dbarth) on 2010-06-08
Changed in indicator-applet:
importance: Undecided → Low
milestone: none → maverick-alpha-2
David Barth (dbarth) on 2010-06-21
Changed in unity:
assignee: nobody → Jay Taoko (jaytaoko)
importance: Undecided → Low
milestone: none → 2010-06-24
Changed in indicator-applet:
assignee: nobody → Ted Gould (ted)

Because of how GNOME panel handles their applets this is unsolvable for
indicator applet.

  affects indicator-applet
  status invalid

Changed in indicator-applet:
status: New → Invalid
Mirco Müller (macslow) on 2010-06-21
Changed in unity:
assignee: Jay Taoko (jaytaoko) → Mirco Müller (macslow)
Mirco Müller (macslow) on 2010-06-23
Changed in unity:
status: New → In Progress
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) wrote :

I don't think design are 100% on what to do in this case yet, so I don't think we should be working on this until they are.

Changed in unity:
milestone: 2010-06-24 → 2010-07-01
status: In Progress → Confirmed
Mirco Müller (macslow) wrote :

Waiting on input from Design.

Mirco Müller (macslow) on 2010-07-02
Changed in unity:
milestone: 2010-07-01 → 2010-07-08
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2010-07-12
Changed in unity:
milestone: 2010-07-08 → 2010-07-22
Otto Greenslade (otto-chaotic) wrote :

Does this really require a design? Having read the explanation it seems fairly self-explanatory. I think the most important factor is avoiding cutting any indicators in half with overlap - they need to be completely hidden (visibility=0)

Changed in ayatana-design:
assignee: nobody → Matthew Paul Thomas (mpt)
David Barth (dbarth) on 2010-07-26
Changed in unity:
milestone: 2010-07-22 → backlog
David Barth (dbarth) on 2010-08-09
Changed in indicator-applet:
milestone: maverick-alpha-2 → none
David Barth (dbarth) wrote :

This has been identified as a significant usability issue in #655184.

Changed in unity:
milestone: backlog → none
assignee: Mirco Müller (macslow) → nobody
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