Would it be possible to add a setting to hide the conversion line?

Asked by Teemu Leisti on 2018-04-20

I very much like gnome-calculator otherwise, but the automatic conversion in the advanced mode is an annoyance. The automatically changing updates are a small distraction. Also, at least while inputting the first few digits, this causes the calculator window to widen automatically, which is a big distraction. So, would it be possible to add a simple on-off setting to the Settings dialog for hiding the conversion feature altogether?

If no one else is willing to do it, I could try my hand at it, if given a couple of pointers to how to start.

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What is the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; apt-cache policy gnome-calculator


Teemu Leisti (teemu-leisti) said : #2

actionparsnip: The result of running that command is:

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 17.10
Release: 17.10
Codename: artful
Linux unikie 4.13.0-38-generic #43-Ubuntu SMP Wed Mar 14 15:20:44 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
  Installed: 1:3.25.92-0ubuntu1
  Candidate: 1:3.25.92-0ubuntu1
  Version table:
 *** 1:3.25.92-0ubuntu1 500
        500 http://fi.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu artful/main amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

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