#28 camera options not over Main window

pending
Interface (12)
5
2011-12-30
2011-10-04
georgn
No

every time that I need to change my camera settings the camera settings window appears directly in front of the main window. This is not very practical because each time I have to cancel the action, close the camera settings window, the options window and then in the click window switch to drag, move the main window aside and open the options menu and camera settings again.
this is a problem when I want to set brightness because I can't see how much I have to adjust the slider.

Windows 7

Discussion

  • Cesar Mauri-Loba

    (Moved to "Bugs tracker")

    I tried to open the camera settings window providing a specific location without success. The problem is that, on Windows, such window is part of the camera driver (i.e. the behaviour of such window depends on the specific driver).

    Some alternatives might be:

    i) show the main window in a position which wouldn't overlap with the camera settings windows. In my case the camera settings windows always appears in the left half of the screen, so showing the main windows in the right half of the screen might solve the problem, at least in some cases.

    ii) make the options dialogue non-modal, so that you could drag the main window directly.

    What do you think about these two points?

     
  • Cesar Mauri-Loba

    • assigned_to: nobody --> cmauri
    • labels: 1244802 --> Interface
     
  • Cesar Mauri-Loba

    • status: open --> pending
     
  • Cesar Mauri-Loba

    Commits f5e7a2d976d78f5c9bfc54b3f19ac7d07c134542 and 4897010e18f571aef21243d6e5843f6240409cc3 made relevant dialogs non-modal thus allowing to switch to drag click any move any window as needed.

     

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