Bug 2546 - Weird alert dialog buttons layout
Summary: Weird alert dialog buttons layout
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Project Management ()
Version: Trunk
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bugzilla
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-12-16 15:09 UTC by Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT]
Modified: 2015-07-31 10:10 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

Screenshot showing the weird button layout (40.88 KB, image/png)
2011-12-16 15:09 UTC, Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT]

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Description Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2011-12-16 15:09:54 UTC
Created attachment 1062 [details]
Screenshot showing the weird button layout

The Mac altert dialog has weird button layout. See attached screenshot. It looks like an hbox with homogeneous layout?
Comment 1 Mike Krüger 2012-05-18 06:57:11 UTC
I didn't know that we're using platform specific alert dialogs - the one really looks like a gtk one.

It seems it can't be done with NSAlert.

Comment 2 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-05-18 13:24:15 UTC
Interesting. Guess it's by (Apple) design then.
Comment 3 Mike Krüger 2012-05-18 16:32:01 UTC
No it's not really a feature - they're using a different button approach than we do - our buttons look weird when not using their model.
Comment 4 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-05-18 17:04:22 UTC
Well, that *is* NSAlert. The only way to fix it is to change the wording and hope NSAlert lays it out better with different label text lengths, or reimplement NSAlert.
Comment 5 Mike Krüger 2012-05-19 03:43:16 UTC
Reimplementing NSAlert is the only way to fix that.
Comment 6 Mike Krüger 2012-05-19 03:43:44 UTC
- OR - we could ensure that all alerts make sense on NSAlert.
Comment 7 Mike Krüger 2012-05-19 03:44:48 UTC
In the above example I would flip the remove & delete buttons for example.
Comment 8 Lluis Sanchez 2013-09-11 05:07:24 UTC
Is this fixed?
Comment 9 Mike Krüger 2013-09-11 14:08:31 UTC