Opened 9 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#8165 closed enhancement (fixed)

Remove the About menu item and the About box from Workspaces

Reported by: rq Owned by: axeld
Priority: normal Milestone: R1
Component: Applications/Workspaces Version: R1/Development
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Platform: All


This is a spin-off from #8156. mmadia told me that the About menu items are being dropped from Haiku built-in applications. This patch drops it from the Workspaces app.

Attachments (1)

workspaces.about.patch (2.6 KB ) - added by rq 9 years ago.
Patch to remove the About menu item and the About dialog box from Workspaces

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Change History (6)

by rq, 9 years ago

Attachment: workspaces.about.patch added

Patch to remove the About menu item and the About dialog box from Workspaces

comment:1 by rq, 9 years ago

patch: 01

comment:2 by ljames, 8 years ago

I think this was resolved already.

[Edit by Humdinger: removed spam link]

Last edited 8 years ago by humdinger (previous) (diff)

comment:3 by humdinger, 8 years ago

It's not. I think in case of a Replicant, removing the About window is not desirable, as you're then unable to identify the Replicant. The menu item could be removed when the app is running in non-replicant mode.

comment:4 by rq, 8 years ago

#comment:2 is just spam.

My idea was that for replicants, the About window could be replaced with an inactive menu item which would hold the application name. It could look similar to the title items in Open File dialogs. However, I never got to preparing a patch which would move the class defining those title items out of Tracker and make it available elsewhere, even though I planned to.

comment:5 by pulkomandy, 6 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Removed the menu item in hrev48385, but left the about box so it can be reached from the replicants.

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