slight display issue when locking the toolbars
Posted by: kmeleon_user
Date: June 13, 2010 10:30AM

When you "Lock the toolbars", the little double bar 'grab spot' on the left disappears. All the icons on that toolbar shift to the left, but any toolbar to the right does not - which leaves a blank spot on the right of any toolbar that has another next to it. I think that when the toolbars get locked, all toolbars in a row should scoot over and occupy the extra space.

It is a minor issue, but can waste a fair bit of space depending on how many toolbars you have in one row (and it looks a little goofy, too).



Re: slight display issue when locking the toolbars
Posted by: jsnj
Date: June 13, 2010 12:11PM

Go to Edit - Configuration - Browser Configuration and add one or both of the following BOOLEAN prefs by right-clicking:

kmeleon.display.toolbars_line Set to false. Hides the lines.

kmeleon.display.lockedToolbarAlt Set to true. Fixes the spacing issue.

Re: slight display issue when locking the toolbars
Posted by: kmeleon_user
Date: June 13, 2010 01:09PM

awesome. thanks for your help.
is there someplace i should have looked to find this info?

Re: slight display issue when locking the toolbars
Posted by: jsnj
Date: June 13, 2010 01:56PM

For these 2 particular prefs, not really, not that I know of anyway. Sort of buried in forum postings and beta pages.

Re: slight display issue when locking the toolbars
Posted by: siria
Date: June 13, 2010 04:05PM

Sometimes I'm looking here for K-Meleon prefs:
http://kmeleon.sourceforge.net/wiki/NewPreferences
Perhaps this could be added there too...? (by an expert not me cool smiley ;-)

Re: slight display issue when locking the toolbars
Posted by: desga2
Date: June 13, 2010 06:22PM

Quote
siria
Sometimes I'm looking here for K-Meleon prefs:
http://kmeleon.sourceforge.net/wiki/NewPreferences
Perhaps this could be added there too...? (by an expert not me cool smiley ;-)

Well, it's a good idea update this wiki page!
Please open a new thread "Update Preferences Wiki page" in Development forum and add in it all preferences you think must be added in the Preferences wiki page.
All people in the community can colaborate in this update with the preferences that they known like tricks for setting K-Meleon.
When we have a good collection, I can update the Preferences wiki page.

Greetings.

K-Meleon in Spanish

Re: slight display issue when locking the toolbars
Posted by: kmeleon_user
Date: June 14, 2010 04:56AM

well, paying a little more attention, i see that the second option above leaves the blank spot at the left instead of the right for some toolbars. i was making a feature request to have the icons AND any toolbars in the same row to shift over and occupy the empty space.
i noticed that the URL bar and the Tab bar both expand to fill the space, so there is no little grey spot on either side. all the other toolbars (that i use) leave a little empty spot where the bars were.

Re: slight display issue when locking the toolbars
Posted by: SoerenB
Date: June 14, 2010 07:42PM

Hi,

my solution in this thread (find in page: 3000)

should minimize those gaps.

Edit: this should be the correct link now.

Cheers
SoerenB

KM 1.74b4u1 in Wine 1.6 on Linux Mint 17 (XFCE)
- and still being surprised every day
how easily all of this works ...



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 06/14/2010 08:20PM by SoerenB.

Re: slight display issue when locking the toolbars
Posted by: kmeleon_user
Date: June 20, 2010 12:32AM

i set the tab, bookmark, and URL bar to 3000, the space is still present on the other bars.
I would like the bars to shrink when locked, because that "grabber bar" space is not necessary - thus every bar to the right of it would slide over, leaving any blank or empty space ONLY at the right of the rightmost toolbar.

Re: slight display issue when locking the toolbars
Posted by: SoerenB
Date: June 20, 2010 03:12AM

Hi,

I tested a bit - and found out:

whatever the
Quote

user_pref("kmeleon.display.lockedToolbarAlt", false);
does, it does NOT minimze the spaces - it even disables my "3000" tweak.

So the action should go like this:

    [1] Close K-Meleon (plus the loader, if running)
    [2] Find your prefs.js in your profile folder
    [3] make a backup Copy of it.
    [4] Open it, search for "user_pref("kmeleon.display.lockedToolbarAlt", true);"
    [5] Delete that line
    [6] Search for "user_pref("kmeleon.toolband. etcetera" lines
    [7] Edit the values in the "sizes" lines of the URL, Tabs, and Bookmark toolbands to 3000
    [8] Save & close prefs.js
    [9] Done - start K-Meleon

Cheers
SoerenB

KM 1.74b4u1 in Wine 1.6 on Linux Mint 17 (XFCE)
- and still being surprised every day
how easily all of this works ...



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 06/20/2010 03:25AM by SoerenB.

Re: slight display issue when locking the toolbars
Posted by: kmeleon_user
Date: June 20, 2010 07:16AM

i still got spaces, man. this is something that needs to be addressed in the code, i think. when locked the toolbars should shrink, and each toolbar that now has extra space to its left should scoot over. only the furthest right toolbars should expand to fill up any blank space. right now when they lock, the icons either shift left or stay centered (based on the ToolbarsAlt setting), but the size of the bar stays the same - so removing the 'grab bar' just leaves blank space. making certain bars super huge might work if they are 1 of 2 per line or the leftmost or rightmost bar or something, but it is not working with my layout.

this is just my personal preference, and a very minor issue. and so i went and adjusted the size of each bar i use to look 'just right'. thanks for all your suggestions, folks.

Re: slight display issue when locking the toolbars
Posted by: SoerenB
Date: June 22, 2010 02:11AM

Hi, kmeleon_user,

two of those spaces can be nuked by editing the toolbars.cfg:
the Globe can become part of the Main bar, and the zoom buttons can go into the Go bar, in your arrangement.

Btw, are you aware you can switch off the "URL" text being shown in front of the Urlbar? That's in F2 -> GUI Appearance -> Toolbars

Cheers
SoerenB

KM 1.74b4u1 in Wine 1.6 on Linux Mint 17 (XFCE)
- and still being surprised every day
how easily all of this works ...

Re: slight display issue when locking the toolbars
Posted by: panzer
Date: June 23, 2010 04:03AM

It depends where you put them. I put Grabber++ and Readability to the right and do not have blank gaps. But if I put them to the left, Grabber++ and Readability get double spaces. And it looks ugly.

New tab, search icon, extension manager, FSC, Page Zipper - all have blank gaps attached.

Please, make a Remove blank spots macro. grinning smileygrinning smileygrinning smiley



Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 06/23/2010 04:18AM by panzer.

Re: slight display issue when locking the toolbars
Posted by: kmeleon_user
Date: June 26, 2010 01:46PM

good ideas sorenB, thanks

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