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Google Code-in 2012 Haiku

Expander - fix wrong layout of controls (ticket #5289)

completed by: Gleb Posobin

mentors: Eugene Katashov, Diver, Siarzhuk Zharski

The goal of this task is fix layout of controls in Expander. The problem is described in ticket #5289.

This is a coding task, for this task you will need to have a Haiku build environment setup, and be able to compile either Haiku or standalone Expander project to add needed functionality and check if your solution works. The basic knowledge of GIT SCM is also needed.



Install Haiku either on real hardware or in Virtual Machine;

Take familiar with the program you should improve;

Get either the Haiku source tree or standalone Expander project sources build it and find solution to fix the problem;

After completing this task, please provide us with the git-formatted patch of implemented features.



Haiku Alpha A4.1 (required developer tools are included)


Ticket "[Expander] wrong layout of controls"


Standalone Expander project at


Getting and building Haiku sources:


Varios Haiku development resources:


Haiku Coding Guidelines:




Good luck!