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[openFATE 303534] Extend BarGraph Widget
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  • Date: Thu, 9 Apr 2009 04:02:43 +0200 (CEST)
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Feature changed by: FERNANDO RUBEN ESPINOSA RAMIREZ. (fersito)
Feature #303534, revision 25
Title: Extend BarGraph Widget

openSUSE-11.2: Evaluation
Requester: Desirable

Requested by: Arvin Schnell (aschnell)
Requested by: Matthias Eckermann (mge1512)

The latest mockups for the partitioner contain an BarGraph with
additional features:
* legend
* several areas with same color/legend
* a bit small (maybe not so important)
Here is a picture ( from the

- Enhance partitioner to be more user friendly (novell/bugzilla/id:
- Graphical Display of Hard Disk partitions (novell/bugzilla/id:
- Blog Comment praising GParted (url:

#1: Federico Lucifredi (flucifredi) (2008-06-13 15:15:21)
Stano, if we need it it is of course M. Let me know, I just have no
business reasons, this is entirely an engineering decision.

#2: Stefan Hundhammer (sh-sh-sh) (2008-06-17 15:29:07)
What's wrong with using the _existing_ widget with its existing

#3: Stanislav Visnovsky (visnov) (2008-06-17 15:54:05)
Agreement is that this is not needed.

#4: Katarina Machalkova (kmachalkova) (2009-02-25 16:43:41)
Can we please re-consider this for openSUSE 11.2 ? Some visualization
of used/free space ratio on the disk/partition, or the whole disk
layout in the partitioner overviews would be nice.
The problem (not the only one) with current bar graph widget is that if
some portion of the graph becomes too small, the text on it is no
longer readable. A legend of the graph (as depicted above) would help a
lot, but at the very minimum, some tooltips over the graph parts could
be added

#5: Michael Löffler (michl19) (2009-03-25 17:27:12) (reply to #4)
It looks still like an engineering decsion. Stano please re-consider or
reject ;-)

#6: Arvin Schnell (aschnell) (2009-03-25 17:53:24) (reply to #5)
I don't understand why this should be an engineering decision. This
feature will directly influence what the users see. It's not a detail
hidden deep in source code that makes geeks say "wow" if they should
find it while being bored to death.
This is a feature users are constantly asking for!

#11: Jean-Daniel Dodin (jdd_sysop) (2009-04-08 20:53:33)
gparted is much friendly than YaST. shame. jdd

+ #12: FERNANDO RUBEN ESPINOSA RAMIREZ. (fersito) (2009-04-09 04:01:51)
+ You must to do what ever you want Katarina so in order to learn like
+ myself.-fernando (from Leòn GTO. Mexico)greetings.

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