Bug 88914

Summary: Dropped desktop icons don't land where the translucent preview is.
Product: kdesktop Reporter: Alexandre Bourget <wackysalut>
Component: generalAssignee: David Faure <faure>
Severity: normal CC: finex
Priority: NOR    
Version: unspecified   
Target Milestone: ---   
Platform: Unlisted Binaries   
OS: Linux   
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Description Alexandre Bourget 2004-09-06 01:35:24 UTC
Version:            (using KDE KDE 3.3.0)
Installed from:    Unspecified Linux

Try it out:

Go to the desktop, move an icon, look at the position of the semi-transparent icon you have before leaving the mouse button.

Drop it.

The icon doesn't land where the preview was ?! Why is that ? It seems to recenter in the middle of the cursor or something like that. This behavior was the same in previous 3.x releases.

Please note I have a wacom drawing tablet, but I asked some people to reproduce it and they experienced the same behavior.

It's annoying when you try to fine-tune your icons positions around a circular background, for example.
Comment 1 Stefano 2004-10-21 13:35:15 UTC
Confirmed here on kde-3.3.1 on gentoo linux with gcc-3.4.2 and xorg latest release

Comment 2 Alexandre Bourget 2004-11-10 05:19:37 UTC
Hey.. is this reallly difficult to implement ? This would make the desktop so much smoother.. I think Win XP has the same little problem.. but the Mac OS X desktop doesn't.. and I can tell you.. it makes a difference on how smooth your desktop (and this *is* the actual Desktop) experience is.

I'd really like this to be solved!
Comment 3 klee 2004-11-18 21:13:51 UTC
Probably a duplicate of Bug #35203.
Comment 4 Martin Koller 2005-01-02 20:45:34 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 67140 ***
Comment 5 FiNeX 2009-01-02 20:28:58 UTC
Bug closed. Kdesktop is no more mantained.