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Date: Sun, 19 Aug 2012 16:25:46 +0400
From: Aleksey Cherepanov <>
Subject: Re: Aleksey's daily status report #12

On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 08:54:44AM +0200, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> On 08/18/2012 02:54 PM, Aleksey Cherepanov wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 11:35:35PM +0200, Frank Dittrich wrote:
> >> On 08/17/2012 10:59 PM, Aleksey Cherepanov wrote:
> >>> - labels on left panel get "..." inside on small screens
> >>>   When Johnny's window is very small there is a scroll bar that
> >>>   reduces width and qt being unable to show full labels replaces parts
> >>>   with "..." so instead of "Passwords" user see "Pa...ds". Problem
> >>>   occurs on 640x480 monitors with two system panels (debian) or when
> >>>   user resizes window significantly.
> >>
> >> I think we can ignore this.
> >> Even on a 10" screen you'll have at least 1024x600 pixels, any "normal"
> >> screen would have at least 768 pixels vertically.
> > 
> > Problems is with height so 10" with its 600 pixels is worse then
> > 640x480. Though it is not so important now.
> > 
> > And I am not sure how to fix because width is given by constant and it
> > affects appearance in some non-trivial ways. I think it needs time to
> > investigation.
> If you want to reduce vertical screen size, I think you could more the
> "Call John for formats list" out of "Options" , and always load the
> format list when you start johnny or when the <path_to_john_binary> is
> changed.
> May be even the "Edit John's configuration file" could be moved to
> "Settings", but I am not sure.
> Instead of multiple "_ Use external mode, filter name ___" lines, you
> could have just one which gets used for both --single, --wordlist, and
> --incremental.
> If the user selects "Default" or External, just hide those elements...

The problem is with scrollbar for left panel where icons for pages are
placed. It is separate from options page's content and other content
on the right side.

I think I could make left panel a bit wider or resizable.

> But I think higher priority is providing .deb and .rpm packages now.



Aleksey Cherepanov

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