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New menus look [Bug #328]
fabounet English 13 matttbe [Read]
22 November 2013 à 16:11

fabounet, Tuesday 24 September 2013 à 16:06 | Quote


Subscription date : 30 November 2007
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Hello,
I love your project and I have a small patch to propose
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/546/bprw.jpg/

As you can guess, I got fed up with GTK's constant breakage, especially with their latest insanity (removing image from menus definitely, forcing all applications and desktop environments even not linked with Gnome to adopt their point of view).
so I think it's about time to make something we talked about 1 or 2 years before, which is draw the menus ourselves

in this picture, the GTK theme's colors of menus are used, and the goal is to make it consistent with dialogs (and even why not with the dock's background, the labels, ...)
I'm thinking of a single parameter in the simple config that would change several colors at once.

Also, some options are possible to draw the menus (all the parameters of the dialogs, like centering the arrow, drawing an outline, the radius, the gradation, etc)

taiebot65, Tuesday 24 September 2013 à 22:31 | Quote


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Finally!!!

Rejoice. Christmas has landed early this year.

Next version should be renamed 4.0

lylambda, Wednesday 25 September 2013 à 00:41 | Quote


Subscription date : 06 September 2009
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o_O really ?

I mean… really ?!

Next version should be renamed 4.0
So true !

matttbe, Wednesday 25 September 2013 à 10:36 | Quote


Subscription date : 24 January 2009
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Hello,

I love your project and I have a small patch to propose
Thank you but don't forget that there are also other way to contribute to the dock (by fixing bug, helping other people, etc. ... and... by donating!!!)

Whoaw!
Is it already implemented?

forcing all applications and desktop environments even not linked with Gnome to adopt their point of view
yes, it's true!
And I think it's also a problem for apps that can be used by children: it's easier to say "click on this icon" than "click on this text"...
PS: feel free to confirm this bug (Ubuntu GNOME devs have already dropped these options in Ubuntu 13.10): https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-settings-daemon/+bug/1228886

in this picture, the GTK theme's colors of menus are used, and the goal is to make it consistent with dialogs (and even why not with the dock's background, the labels, ...)
I'm thinking of a single parameter in the simple config that would change several colors at once.
Yes, it looks very very nice!
Yes, it can be nice to customise them (e.g. to have something like Gnome-Shell menus )

PS: note that on Gnome-Shell icons are on the right and I'm not sure that there are submenus.

fabounet, Wednesday 25 September 2013 à 17:46 | Quote


Subscription date : 30 November 2007
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feel free to confirm this bug

done

Is it already implemented

yep
I'm trying to make it cleaner before I can push

by the way, if there is no critical bug, I think we can release this WE

matttbe, Wednesday 25 September 2013 à 17:54 | Quote


Subscription date : 24 January 2009
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I'm trying to make it cleaner before I can push
In the trunk? (for the 3.3 version?)

fabounet, Friday 27 September 2013 à 14:16 | Quote


Subscription date : 30 November 2007
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no way, but at least I'd like we have icons in the menus when gtk 3.10 is out, so I'll push only a part

and I have several things to push for the 3.3 too, but it's "just" bug fixes

fabounet, Tuesday 15 October 2013 à 17:15 | Quote


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by the way, it's pushed on the trunk branch, it's very experimental, so please make some comment

especially, I think I won't keep the drawing of the items (it's a small animation but maybe too heavy for old PCs)

matttbe, Wednesday 16 October 2013 à 13:13 | Quote


Subscription date : 24 January 2009
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I think I won't keep the drawing of the items (it's a small animation but maybe too heavy for old PCs)
Yes but it looks very nice
Or having the possibility to disable it (e.g. when not using the OpenGL mode?)

I just have some problems with menus that are on the top:
http://uppix.com/f-Capture_du_2013_525e734a00144743.png
Logout: the bottom of the menu is cropped


http://uppix.com/f-Capture_du_2013_525e73ab00144745.png
Menus from libindicator are cropped on the top


http://uppix.com/f-Capture_du_2013_525e74a400144748.png
For NM-applet, the arrow is on the bottom

fabounet, Wednesday 16 October 2013 à 14:33 | Quote


Subscription date : 30 November 2007
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e.g. when not using the OpenGL mode

it's drawn with cairo even if opengl is enabled.
on my netbook, it's a little bit jerky, but yes we can make it an option

lylambda, Thursday 17 October 2013 à 14:17 | Quote


Subscription date : 06 September 2009
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Magnifiques ces nouveaux menus !
D'autant plus qu'ils semblent régler les souci de menu trop étroit de certains applet (Transmission par exemple).

Ils sont configurables, ou pas encore ?

matttbe, Thursday 17 October 2013 à 15:16 | Quote


Subscription date : 24 January 2009
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Yes, I confirm
They are not customisable (yet).

Menus from Notification Area applet (e.g. nm-applet, dropbox, etc.) are not transparent but have the arrow (for nm-applet, the arrow is on the bottom and for Dropbox, it is on the top!)

fabounet, Thursday 17 October 2013 à 15:34 | Quote


Subscription date : 30 November 2007
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pas encore, mais c'est prévu

le but, c'est d'avoir les menus et les dialogues consistents (mêmes couleurs et formes)
et en plus, d'avoir une option pour prendre ces couleurs du thème GTK

matttbe, Friday 22 November 2013 à 16:11 | Quote


Subscription date : 24 January 2009
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(Message added on the task #328)

I just added a task to regroup ideas and bugs about this new menu style

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