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text ellipsizing unnecessarily
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I feel like I made a ticket about this before, but I can't find it?

rEFL1624417d9137b87826962e431d08dc591f83d5e5 changed text ellipsizing and now sometimes text randomly stops for no r...

mostly noticeable in notifications where the (wrapped) second line in a notification message will sometimes ... after a few characters even though it isn't nearly as long as the first line. I've been locally reverting this commit for months and the issue still hasn't been resolved.

zmike created this task.Aug 23 2017, 8:14 PM
zmike added a comment.Aug 23 2017, 8:22 PM

I think this is less noticeable with the default theme because there are two textblock parts: one which wraps and one which doesn't. I guess this is so that the visible one never wraps using the broken <1.20 text sizing algorithm? In a theme which only has a wrapping part, I would expect it to continually wrap instead of ellipsizing, as that has been the behavior for 10+ years.

Thanks for reporting.
Can I reproduce this with elementary_test -to notification?

zmike added a comment.Aug 24 2017, 6:42 AM

You can reproduce it with plain notify-send if not using the default theme, e.g., https://git.enlightenment.org/themes/darkness.git/