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Luncher: engage mode - correct positioning and direction of popups
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In engage mode, luncher displays popups for running instances of applications incorrectly.

  1. They are displayed in the same position as the application icon ( as the icon itself bulges out in a radial fashion ). This makes launching new instances difficult once one is already running. You have to click the icon before the instance previews appear - which gives you less than a second.
  2. The instance previews have an arrow rendered which points downwards. This should be directional - it should point in the direction of the luncher bar, no matter what orientation is in use.

Additional feature request: It would be particularly cool if the popups were also placed in a radial fashion instead of in a straight line.

dkasak created this task.May 1 2017, 6:44 PM
stephenmhouston triaged this task as Normal priority.
stephenmhouston added a subscriber:

Agree here -- We need to do some work on the engage side.

bu5hm4n moved this task from Backlog to Gadgets on the enlightenment-git board.Jul 4 2017, 7:54 AM
stephenmhouston closed this task as Wontfix.Sep 6 2017, 2:07 PM

We removed the engage feature to luncher for the upcoming release. We may decide to revisit it at some point in the not so distant future.