Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Preferences dialog width - GTK interface
From: Peter Wu <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2017 15:29:30 +0100
On Mon, Feb 06, 2017 at 12:04:48PM +0100, Jaap Keuter wrote:
> 
> > On 6 Feb 2017, at 07:43, Jaap Keuter <[email protected]> wrote:
> > 
> >> 
> >> On 6 Feb 2017, at 00:08, Peter Wu <[email protected]> wrote:
> >> 
> >> On Sun, Feb 05, 2017 at 10:42:32PM +0100, Jaap Keuter wrote:
> >>> On 05-02-17 21:28, Alexis La Goutte wrote:
> >>>> 
> >>>> 
> >>>> On Sun, Feb 5, 2017 at 7:52 PM, Jaap Keuter <[email protected]
> >>>> <mailto:[email protected]>> wrote:
> >>>> 
> >>>>   Hi,
> >>>> 
> >>>>   Does anyone else get ridiculous wide (as in over 2000 px wide) preference dialog
> >>>>   on GTK development build?
> >>>>   It seems that the new 'title only' preferences, of RDP, DAP, SAP, etc, are long
> >>>>   lines, which are wrapped in the Qt interface, but not in the GTK interface.
> >>>> 
> >>>> Hi Jaap,
> >>>> 
> >>>> May be because user use now Qt ? ;-)
> >>>> 
> >>>> 
> >>> 
> >>> And now seriously?
> >> 
> >> I can reproduce this problem (with 2.0.5 and master
> >> (v2.3.0rc0-2268-g9ffff86e8d) with GTK+ 3.77.2, the dialog is very wide.
> >> I guess it has something to do with the children not being constrained
> >> while the parent tries to adjust to the largest width.
> >> 
> >> Maybe setting the maximum width hint for the label would help? (No idea
> >> how, would have to read the fine manual for that.)
> >> 
> > 
> > Hi Peter,
> > 
> > Thanks for having a look.  Indeed we’ll need to tweak the preference label widget to word wrap, as does the Qt version. Let’s see what we can find.
> > 
> > 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I’ve rebuild and tested 2.0.11 to see how similar this is to master, since these long titles were only introduced recently.
> Indeed it’s not as bad as with master. In master-2.2 and master-2.0
> the GTK preference dialogs are not as small as the Qt one, but well in
> line with the application window (IMHO). The big change is in master,
> where the GTK preferences dialog is much wider, wider than my single
> screen. 
> 
> So, the fact that this is not (yet) reported makes more sense now. Anyway, let’s see how we can reign in the GTK preference dialog.

I actually had this earlier (before the recent changes), but did not
report it. It might have something to do with upgrading GTK+ to a newer
3.x version.
-- 
Kind regards,
Peter Wu
https://lekensteyn.nl