Support menubar indicator overlap

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

Bug Description

See 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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