Re: Menu blinking animation

 --- Jonathan Blandford <jrb redhat com> wrote: 
> Here's a small patch to add menu blinking to GTK+.  It's modified off a
> patch Anders did a while ago.  I'd like to get something like it into
> GTK+-2.6, but before I do so, I had a couple of questions before
> spending more time on it.
>  * Is this the effect we want?  I really like having feedback when
>    activating a menu item, so we should put something there.  It's not
>    super flashy though, perhaps someone can come up with something
>    better?
>  * There's a small delay between selecting the item and the activation.
>    It's not a really long delay (150ms currently), but it is a little
>    obnoxious to have to wait for the thing you activate to actually
>    happen.

If it goes in, shouldn't whetever there is a blink feedback or not be themable with
the default of no blinking? 

> There are also a few minor issues with the patch which I'll look at.
> First, it should be made time based like other such effects.  This is
> less important than other animations as it's so short, but it would
> still be nice.  Second, it probably shouldn't delay the activation if
> the menu isn't actually popped up, as is the case when the accessibility
> framework is on.  Finally, we need a style-property for the duration of
> the effect, with the caveats that Matthias brought up at:
> Thoughts?
> -Jonathan

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