Quicklist item using some special chars doesn't show at all

Reported by Marco Trevisan (Treviño) on 2011-12-03
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Unity
Medium
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)
unity (Ubuntu)
Medium
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)

Bug Description

Quicklist items containing special chars like "&" or "<" aren't shown, and they are simply added as blank menu items.

This issue is easily testable using both libunity (with an example program like this one http://paste.ubuntu.com/758423 ), or you can get the same result by editing by hand any .desktop file available in /usr/share/applications/ adding or modifying a quicklist item with a name containing "&" or "<" chars.

See attached screenshot for more info.

Related branches

lp:~3v1n0/unity/quicklist-markup-support
Merged into lp:unity at revision 1773
Mirco Müller: Approve on 2011-12-09
Tim Penhey (community): Approve on 2011-12-08
Changed in unity:
assignee: nobody → Marco Trevisan (Treviño) (3v1n0)
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed

Also, if a quicklist uses markup like:
 - ql_item.property_set (Dbusmenu.MENUITEM_PROP_LABEL, "<b>QL Item</b>");

It gets bold. I'm pretti sure this is not wanted.

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Marco Trevisan (Treviño) (3v1n0)
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Omer Akram (om26er) on 2011-12-09
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in unity:
milestone: none → 5.0.0
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2012-01-12
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 5.0.0-0ubuntu1

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unity (5.0.0-0ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low

  [ Didier Roche ]
  * New upstream release.
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Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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