[Scribus] Metacity bug

Craig Bradney cbradney
Sat Oct 22 22:19:57 CEST 2005

On Saturday 22 October 2005 21:54, Frank Cox wrote:
> I brought this up before and was told that it is a bug in Metacity.
> When selecting a text colour or a font from what should be a drop-down list
> on Fedora Core 4, it comes up instead as a full-screen multi-column list .
> This in itself is not a problem, except that when the number of colours or
> number of fonts exceeds the available space on the screen, the rest
> disappears off to the right of the screen and can not be accessed.
> However, the usual drop-down list appears when selecting a line or fill
> colour through the Show Properties/Colours menu.
> Metacity as distributed for Fedora Core 4 has been updated a couple of
> times since I initially reported this, but the bug is still there.
> What are the chances of changing the way that the font name and text
> colours present the available choices to match the way that the Show
> Properties/Colours menu displays those choices?

They both use QComboBoxes, although the parent widget types are different, one 
being a menu and one not. This must cause the issue. FWIW, the menu is going 
to disappear in 1.3.x sometime.

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