Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#9735 closed bug (fixed)

[Find] long names inside "file type" popup menu are truncated.

Reported by: Giova84 Owned by: jscipione
Priority: normal Milestone: R1
Component: Kits/Interface Kit Version: R1/Development
Keywords: Find window long names inside file type popup menu are truncated Cc: jessica.l.hamilton@…
Blocked By: Blocking:
Platform: All


hrev45606 I was searching for "Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation Macro-enabled Document" and this file type name is truncated in the popup menu of "Find" window. Screenshot attached:

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Find_FileType_Truncated.png (13.2 KB ) - added by Giova84 8 years ago.
LongNames_Find_Window.png (94.2 KB ) - added by Giova84 8 years ago.

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Change History (8)

by Giova84, 8 years ago

Attachment: Find_FileType_Truncated.png added

comment:1 by axeld, 8 years ago

Component: Kits/Interface KitApplications/Tracker
Owner: changed from axeld to jscipione
Status: newassigned

This is actually done intentionally to prevent the window to get too wide. It doesn't look good though; the text should be truncated with ellipsis instead. In any case what you see now is what would have happened in earlier releases as well AFAICT.

comment:2 by Giova84, 8 years ago

In fact doesn't look good. The next screenshot "LongNames_Find_Window.png" show how a long name should be shortened.

by Giova84, 8 years ago

Attachment: LongNames_Find_Window.png added

comment:3 by jessicah, 8 years ago

Cc: jessica.l.hamilton@… added

comment:4 by axeld, 8 years ago

I actually miss the ellipsis here, too. Still better though :-)

comment:5 by jscipione, 8 years ago

Component: Applications/TrackerKits/Interface Kit

The bug is in BMenu and friends not truncating the string correctly, not Tracker.

comment:6 by jscipione, 8 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

Fixed in hrev45636

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