Re: perl gtk window always on top
- From: zentara <zentara1 sbcglobal net>
- To: gtk-perl-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: perl gtk window always on top
- Date: Fri, 4 May 2007 07:54:11 -0400
On Sun, 29 Apr 2007 22:02:53 -0400
muppet <scott asofyet org> wrote:
On Apr 27, 2007, at 7:40 AM, Bert Verhaeghe wrote:
is it possible to show a gtk dialog from within a perl script that is
above all other open windows (and especially a full screen rdesktop
That will depend entirely on your window manager.
set_keep_above() is just a hint. and, according to the docs, is not
supposed to be used for drawing attention to dialogs, but more for
things like making your music player stay visible over other
windows. set_transient_for() is the traditional way to get a window
to stay atop another window, but that's usually only within your app.
If the window is full-screen, the window manager may consider it to
"own" the screen and disallow any other window taking it over in the
Have you considered an audible notification instead of a visual one?
which looks promising.
A Gnome front-end for rdesktop which promises geometry and depth control.
I'm not really a human, but I play one on earth.
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