#15 Remove Warning Dialog on full-screen

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2003-04-09
2003-01-14
Anonymous
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Remove the warning dialog on entering full screen mode.
Either have an option "expert mode", or allow local
trapping of Command-Q, Command-H, Command-W, and
Command-Tab, so people who aren't familiar with the
funky exit-fullscreen can still exit.

Alternatively, you could force-remind people if they
haven't run in full screen in some time (1 day? A week?).

kamath+cotvnc@geekoids.com

Discussion

  • Lloyd Sargent

    Lloyd Sargent - 2003-01-23

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    I have to agree. I find it very annoying rather than helpful.

    Probably would be better
    to have a check box in it ("Don't show this warning again") would be far better than
    popping up every other week.

     
  • Jason Harris

    Jason Harris - 2003-01-23

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    My rationale for keeping this warning is that there's _no_
    way to exit fullscreen if you don't remember the key-command
    except by force-quitting.

    However, once we add customizable key-bindings, I'll add a
    checkbox to allow you to turn off the warning. I'm just
    scared that I'll get a lot of "this program sucks because
    you can't exit fullscreen mode" emails if I disable the warning.

     
  • Tormod Volden

    Tormod Volden - 2003-02-05

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    I want this too ! This annoying warning dialog makes it so
    slow to switch.

    Especially when using the Fullscreen keyboard shortcut you
    want to switch fast, and in this case you most probably
    would know how to get out again also (by the same shortcut...).

    What about displaying this dialog only if you choose
    fullscreen from the menu, and not when using the keyboard
    shortcut ?

    Tormod

     
  • Jason Harris

    Jason Harris - 2003-02-05

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    Tormod - I like that idea. Of course, it's bad UI design to
    have the behaviour change depending on whether you use the
    mouse or a keyboard shortcut, but this is a popular enough
    request that it seems worth doing it somehow.

     
  • Derek Beatty

    Derek Beatty - 2003-03-11

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    I put up a patch for an 'expert mode' a couple of days ago.

     
  • Jason Harris

    Jason Harris - 2003-04-09
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    • status: open --> closed-fixed
     
  • Jason Harris

    Jason Harris - 2003-04-09

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    Implemented in CVS, thanks to Derek Beatty. Closing.

     

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