Bug#649770: gnome-panel: no way to remove dynamical space around clock applet

Julian Andres Klode jak at debian.org
Wed Nov 23 21:23:38 UTC 2011

On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 10:10:38PM +0100, Witold Baryluk wrote:
> Package: gnome-panel
> Version: 3.2.1-1
> Severity: normal
> Hi.
> Clock applet is currently centered on panel, but it looks
> that actually around applet is some kind of invisible applet / item,
> which just changes width acording how other elements
> takes space.
> You can move around it, but moving around other applets
> and elements. But you cannot remove them, configure or add them.
> One should be able to Alt-Right-Click on this space and show
> Move and Remove from panel in context menu.

You can position a widget left, center, or right on the panel. It's
not possible to place an applet at a freely-chosen position. I guess
this is what you think to be a problem here[1].

[1] I guess we all know that gnome-panel 2.X was horribly broken
    WRT applet placement, at least for everyone using screens of
    multiple resolutions.
Julian Andres Klode  - Debian Developer, Ubuntu Member

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