#20 Property window as modal dialog

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nobody
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2007-01-26
2007-01-26
Anonymous
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I'm not sure about this one - but that's what happens in KDE:

- start application
- click on properties (new window pops up)
{
- click on main form (main for raises on top of properties)
}
OR
{
- Alt+Tab to another app (you need some other app running obviously =)
- Alt+Tab back to gSTM (main window pops up with properties hidden behind)
}

Now, nothing on main form is working and presence of the dialog cannot be obvious (if you have other apps open property dialog 'disappears' somewhere behind them)

So, either property dialog should be modal (preventing stealing focus by main form) or be implemented as separate window (be present in task bar/alt+tab list) which is a big headache I understand, because you have to synchronize those two... ;)

Just a little usability annoyance... =))
Regards!

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