when in spread windows mode windows can pop up still

Bug #599766 reported by Gord Allott on 2010-06-29
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Fix Released
High
Jason Smith
unity (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

when in right click spread windows on the launcher, if another window opens whist in this mode, it will show itself behind the spread windows of the application.

steps to re-produce
open a terminal. enter "sleep 5; gnome-screenshot"
right click on terminals launcher entry to go into spread windows mode.
the gnome-screenshot tool should now be sitting behind your terminal window whist you are in spread windows mode

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Vadim Rutkovsky (roignac) wrote :

Also, on my NVidia card windows are strangely overlapping (see screenshot)

Changed in unity:
status: New → Confirmed
Vadim Rutkovsky (roignac) wrote :
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2010-08-20
Changed in unity:
assignee: nobody → Jason Smith (jassmith)
importance: Undecided → Medium
milestone: none → 2010-09-02
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2010-09-05
Changed in unity:
milestone: 2010-09-02 → 2010-09-09
David Barth (dbarth) on 2010-09-10
Changed in unity:
milestone: 2010-09-09 → 2010-09-16
Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2010-09-16
Changed in unity:
importance: Medium → High
milestone: 2010-09-16 → 2010-09-22
Jason Smith (jassmith) on 2010-09-22
Changed in unity:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 0.2.42-0ubuntu1

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unity (0.2.42-0ubuntu1) maverick; urgency=low

  * New upstream release:
    - "Applications" and "Files & Folders" tooltips are not translatable
      (LP: #644215)
    - Fix inactive menus are accessible on switching to a window (LP: #604505)
    - Fix wrong launcher tile label/quicklist x position (LP: #631446)
    - Fix highlighted items in quicklist have different widths (LP: #643315)
    - In migration tool, being safe when people are using crazy caracters in
      desktop file (LP: #644114, #635156)
    - Detect if 3D acceleration support is provided. Otherwise, prompt for
      logout and change default session (LP: #614088)
    - Fix quicklist shows hidden menu items (LP: #641543)
    - Fix removing launchers via dnd fails (LP: #643434)
    - Better launcher auto-scroll performances (LP: #640560)
    - Make the insensitive state of the forward- and back-button more obvious by
      decreasing their opacity, thus users don't assume they are actually
      clickable. (LP: #638285)
    - Fix some dialogs aren't maximized but are undecorated (LP: #628822)
    - Fix some menus don't go away when window closes (LP: #640557)
    - Fixes bug where the wrong icon where at times associated with a tile in
      the places view. (LP: #642935)
    - Speedup icon loading (LP: #641246)
    - Make trash menu items in Unity are either not translatable or translations
      are not loaded (LP: #645038)
    - Fix using dnd on launcher makes focus not work out of the unity ui
      (LP: #637123)
    - Multi-monitor support (LP: #637123)
    - Enable/disable super key by a gconf key (LP: #632581)
    - Remove glow on fold (LP: #619344)
    - Ensure we dont map windows when expose is active (LP: #599766)
    - take new indicator API for action for top-level dropdown menu item not
      activated (LP: #637692)
    - Make the home buttons reactive (LP: #638857)
    - Add red tint when search fails (LP: #607821)
    - New (and final!) UI adjustement, but UNE isn't in the doc as seen with
      the doc team (LP: #627009)
    - Single-touches on the launcher are usually interpreted as a drag
      (LP: #641328)
    - URI activation in global view (LP: #612562)
    - Clicking a Place icon while viewing the same place in the Dash should
      return to the Home screen of that place and clear the search (LP: #607829)
    - Fix mutter crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_check_instance() (LP: #641561)
    - Fix panel and menu item font colors don't match (LP: #637480)
    - Fix indicators have orange color (LP: #632975)
    - Fix inactive menus are accessible on switching to a window (LP: #604505)
    - Use semi-transparent rectangle around launcher-icon (LP: #643388)
    - Fix mutter crashes when closing pop-up dialog (LP: #642669)
    - Change launcher icon reference size loading (LP: #641669)
    - Fix mutter crashing in mumble start (LP: #641335)
    - Fix clicking on a category from CoFs does not directly take you to the
      desired category (LP: #638402)
    - Fix some menus don't go away when window closes (LP: #640557)
    - Launchers should act like if the application was not focussed ...

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Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

this bug does not seem fixed or I might be seeing a slightly different bug

Omer Akram (om26er) on 2010-11-27
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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