[Bug 214437] [NEW] Bad dialog design in "Open folder"

jhansonxi jhansonxi at gmail.com
Wed Apr 9 05:56:02 UTC 2008

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: ristretto

While testing Xubuntu Hardy 8.04 beta the Firefox menu entry icon didn't
show up, only on the panel.  It appeared after an update.  Prior to the
update I tried to view /usr/share/pixmaps/firefox-3.0.png using
ristretto 0.0.17 via the open folder icon on toolbar.  In the "Open
folder" dialog the hint for the button used to select manual entry is
"Type a file name" but after entering the aforementioned full path the
error dialog "The folder could not be created" is shown.  The correct
hint text should indicate "Type a directory name" and the error dialog
shouldn't be implying a directory creation failure (unless it is trying
to create one which is bizarre).  Using the File > Open dialog works as

** Affects: ristretto (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

Bad dialog design in "Open folder"
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