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Old 10-14-2005, 11:04 AM   #1
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Question XFCE 4.2.2 Taskbar problem


After I finished upgrading my Laptop to Slackware 10.2, I noticed something
funny/anoying :

If the title of a window (for example: " - where Linux users come for help") is too long, the entry in the taskbar is not truncated (like in the previous xfce 4.2 releases, that I tried). The whole string is written out even if it doesn't fit into the taskbar.

(If needed, I can provide a screenshot)

The problem occurs with all applications, especially with mozilla firefox and thunderbird (due to the long window titles).

Is there any chance to set a limit for the length of the string (wasn't able to find
one in the config files for the taskbar)?

Thanks in advance !

Regards martin
Old 10-14-2005, 03:16 PM   #2
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It's an issue with gtk+ 2.8:

Downgrade your Gtk or upgrade to XFCE cvs (or compil from source with the new Gtk).
Old 10-15-2005, 06:26 AM   #3
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Thank you !

I've upgraded XFCE to CVS and no it's fixed.




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