Re: On dynamic text expansion in message tray when an icon is hovered

On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 8:24 AM, Marcel <lists nightsoul org> wrote:
> Am 26.06.2011 14:13, schrieb Tim Cuthbertson:
>> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 11:40 PM, Nguyen Thai Ngoc Duy
>> <pclouds gmail com> wrote:
>>> Does anybody else find it difficult to click on an icon in message
>>> tray? If I just move my pointer a little bit further to next icon on
>>> the right of the icon I want to select, the icon will be moved and it
>>> takes more time to move my mouse back and forth to locate to my icon.
>>> Why can't we just use tooltip instead and make icon placement more persistent?
>>> --
>>> Duy
>> Agreed. This makes it impractical to actually use the notification
>> area without having to be really careful. I assume there's a redesign
>> of that area in the pipeline (it seems unloved, and the whole panel
>> applets issue still seems somewhat under-developed), so hopefully
>> that's going to be fixed as part of that work? (I'm just guessing, I
>> have no idea if any such work is even planned).
> People always said that clicking the text works fine, therefore the
> jumping icons are not a problem. With Pidgin however, clicking the text
> just shows the recent notification (which made me want to open the
> contact list!) and doesn't behave like clicking the Pidgin tray icon
> directly. That only works as intended when there's no recent notification.
> (Should this possibly go into a bug report? I've no overview which bugs
> are known...)

That's bug-worthy, yeah.

> Marcel
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