Re: URGENT! - set_transient_for -
- From: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>
- To: "Tom Knowles" <tom peters co uk>
- Cc: "GTK-GNOME" <gtk-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: URGENT! - set_transient_for -
- Date: 19 Apr 2001 08:54:52 -0400
"Tom Knowles" <tom peters co uk> writes:
> I am developing a touch screen app (no mouse or k/b) which makes the
> following problem that much worse...
> Initially, when displaying a dialog, touching any of the window behind
> blotted out the dialog. This window had been made insensitive for aesthetic
> purposes and thus stopped sensible use.
> Havoc suggested set_transient_for.... great! that seemed to work.
> However, when the dialog spawns another, not using set_transient revives the
> original problem.
> Using it causes strange positioning behaviour, ignoring any positioning I
> try to apply!
> Please, can anyone help me?
The idea is normally to make a stack, i.e. the second dialog is
transient for the first one. If that causes weirdness, you probably
want to look to the window manager for the bug.
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