Re: Opening a background window in a separate thread


Le Sat, 29 Nov 2008 17:40:29 -0800,
"Ian Puleston" <ian underpressuredivers com> a écrit :

> > -----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.

You have to set proper window flags on the dialog.  It must not be set
as modal, see [1] for this.


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