Subject: Re: non-modal dialogs (was Re: Word count nitpicks)
From: Robert Sievers (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Mar 28 2000 - 14:59:54 CST
At 03:37 PM 3/28/00 -0500, Thomas Fletcher wrote:
>Something that has been driving me bananas here too is the
>way we do the flashing cursor, even if we loose focus. Try
>bringing up a dialog ... note that even though the dialog
>is modal, the cursor continues to flash. Now go an take
>that dialog and drag it around on top of the cursor so
>the cursor is half covered. Move it up and down. Now
>you get this cool ... half on/half off flashing cursor.
>At the very least if we had a
>callout it would give us a place to indicate that the
>document was loosing focus or gaining focus and we
>could turn the flashing cursor off.
This is just the tip of the iceberg from the "bugs" point of view. Adding
this kind of functionality to turn blink off would allow a whole bunch of
other bugs to be fixed, most notably #577.
Open Source Evangelist
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