← Back to team overview

documentation-packages team mailing list archive

[Bug 1284221] Re: Shouldn't it be "menu bar" rather than "top bar"?


This bug was fixed in the package unity-control-center -

unity-control-center (14.04.3+14.04.20140310-0ubuntu1) trusty; urgency=low

  [ Charles Kerr ]
  * In the datetime panel's 'Time & Date' tab, update the time spinner
    every second. (LP: #1086486)

  [ Sebastien Bacher ]
  * Tweak some strings to match the design recommendations (LP:

  [ William Hua ]
  * Write IBus settings directly to dconf. (LP: #1288717)
 -- Ubuntu daily release <ps-jenkins@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:42:21 +0000

** Changed in: unity-control-center (Ubuntu)
       Status: Triaged => Fix Released

You received this bug notification because you are a member of
Documentation Packages, which is subscribed to ubuntu-docs in Ubuntu.

  Shouldn't it be "menu bar" rather than "top bar"?

Status in “ubuntu-docs” package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Committed
Status in “unity-control-center” package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  The new "Application Menu" UI in "System Settings -> Appearance ->
  Behavior" refers to the "top bar". I thought it was decided that the
  name of the thing is "menu bar". The desktop guide currently uses
  "menu bar" all over.


  I suppose it ought to be changed to "menu bar" in u-c-c for
  consistency reasons (even if I personally think that "top bar" would
  have been more clear).

  Adding the ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu) task as a reminder of the need to
  include something in the docs about the new feature.

  <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Appearance#PC>: "The 'Appearance' panel's
  'Behavior' [sic] tab should include 'Show the menus for a window:'
  radio buttons, 'In the menu bar' and 'In the window’s title bar'."

To manage notifications about this bug go to: