RE: Opening a background window in a separate thread

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian Puleston
> What I want to do is to open a "help" window that the user can keep
> open while they are working in the main app window. So I tried
> launching a separate thread
> for it and in that thread creating either a top level window or
> (preferably)
> a dialog window, but I can't get either to work. The window gets
> created and displayed fine, but trying to then call gtk_main()
> or gtk_dialog_run() in the 2nd thread doesn't work.

This was in Win32 and I just found an old email from Tor saying not to try
to use threads in Win32, so if that is the answer then I guess just ignore
my question.


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