Re: small screens and large config dialogs

On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 02:15:39PM +0000, Ross Burton wrote:
> On 11 Dec 2011, at 13:22, Olav Vitters <olav vitters nl> wrote:
> > On Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 05:03:05PM +0100, Dennis Benzinger wrote:
> >> I would be nice if you could detach a modal dialog from its parent.
> > 
> > There is a gconf/dconf option for that I think. Something like "attach
> > modal dialogs". The bug should be about dialogs longer than the screen
> > though, not about enabling some crappy workaround. Maybe e.g. limit size
> > of modal dialogs to the screen size.
> That isn't going to help when the size possible is larger than the
> screen, ie evolution preferences doesn't fit in 600px.

What isn't going to help? I said the bug should be about solving it, not
how. E.g. add a window manager based scroll bar or something, make the
dialog smaller, just force the window smaller (hopefully toolkit
manages), etc.


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