Re: File chooser bug week

Federico Mena Quintero wrote:

>I'm running a GtkFileChooser bug week this week:

> Please don't tell me "we have some patches in FooDistro 3.14", instead
> file those patches in, and mail me or go to
> #gtk+ or #opensuse-gnome.

Are you aware about several sets of patches created for small screen
devices? I am not sure, whether they can be upstreamed, but you should
consider existence of small screen devices and mouse-less devices (with
stylus or no pointing device).

OpenEmbedded Linux:

Poky Linux:

openembedded-devel thread:

Secondly, file chooser (and even HIG guidelines) hardwires fixed pixel
count spacing. It's ugly and bad practice:

Looking at the GtkFileChooser source code, it's full of such spacing.

Thread about that:

gtk-level proposals for fix:

And also another usability issue:
File open dialog double/single click issue:

Best Regards / S pozdravem,

Stanislav Brabec
software developer
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