[tomboy-list] Modal dialog coordination
sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Tue May 6 12:52:13 PDT 2008
On 5/6/08, Boyd Timothy <btimothy at gmail.com> wrote:
> Just wanted to bounce an idea off anyone who'd listen. Tomboy, among
> other apps, suffers from a problem with modal dialog windows.
> Specifically, it has problems coordinating modal dialogs and access to
> the tray icon.
> One such problem:
> Alt+F12 can cause duplicate items in the main menu
> What should happen is that if a modal dialog is open and the user
> clicks on the tray icon, the modal dialog should be brought to the top
> of all other windows and the tray icon should do nothing. This is at
> least what I think should be the solution. To do that, creating a
> modal dialog (or opening the tray icon) would have to be moderated via
> a single place (perhaps something new for Utils.cs).
> Thoughts? Suggestions? Concerns?
Makes sense to me. Let's do it. I can't think of any dialogs we have
that should be modal just to a given window and not to the whole
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