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Bug 1059919 - Filename preview area obscures last file in list
Summary: Filename preview area obscures last file in list
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: nautilus
Version: 20
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matthias Clasen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-01-30 23:12 UTC by William Brown
Modified: 2015-06-29 14:53 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-06-29 14:53:41 UTC

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Demonstration of how name preview obscures file in list (deleted)
2014-01-30 23:12 UTC, William Brown
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Description William Brown 2014-01-30 23:12:59 UTC
Created attachment 857658 [details]
Demonstration of how name preview obscures file in list

Description of problem:
When you have a long file name, and a large number of files in a list, this issue arises. 

Single click a file with a long name, and the name preview on the bottom of the window appears. Mousing over this preview, the preview expands to show the full filename. However, this obscures the last file in the list from being easily selectable, or even seen.

With shorter file names, when the preview name is moused over, the preview moves to the right of the nautilus window, avoiding the problem. With long names for files, this is not the case. This same behaviour for arbitrarily long file names would be preferred, even if it meant truncating the name. 

Please see the attached screenshot for an example of what I mean.

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