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Re: CreateDialog Pecularity

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  • Subject: [mg87305] Re: [mg87272] CreateDialog Pecularity
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at cox.net>
  • Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2008 05:16:52 -0400 (EDT)
  • Reply-to: hanlonr at cox.net

This problem appears to be version dependent. With 6.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit), I did not have any problem executing another cell with the dialog open in either case.


Bob Hanlon

---- David Park <djmpark at comcast.net> wrote: 
> I often like to use CreateDialog as an easy way to put material up in a 
> window even through there is no active 'dialog'. However there is a strange 
> feature in which if one makes the window floating then it also appears to 
> become Modal, even if Modal is set to False.
> 
> CreateDialog[
>   "Does Modal depend on the WindowFloating option?\nThis has \
> WindowFloating \[Rule] False\nTry to evaluate another cell in the \
> notebook",
>   WindowFrame -> "Normal",
>   WindowElements -> {"MagnificationPopUp", "HorizontalScrollBar",
>     "VerticalScrollBar"},
>   WindowFrameElements -> {"CloseBox", "ZoomBox", "MinimizeBox",
>     "ResizeArea"},
>   WindowTitle -> "Create Dialog Test",
>   WindowFloating -> False];
> 
> CreateDialog[
>   "Does Modal depend on the WindowFloating option?\nThis has \
> WindowFloating \[Rule] True\nTry to evaluate another cell in the \
> notebook",
>   WindowFrame -> "Normal",
>   WindowElements -> {"MagnificationPopUp", "HorizontalScrollBar",
>     "VerticalScrollBar"},
>   WindowFrameElements -> {"CloseBox", "ZoomBox", "MinimizeBox",
>     "ResizeArea"},
>   WindowTitle -> "Create Dialog Test",
>   WindowFloating -> True,
>   Modal -> False];
> 
> 1 + 1
> 
> Try to evaluate the last statement with the two different CreateDialog 
> statements.
> 
> -- 
> David Park
> djmpark at comcast.net
> http://home.comcast.net/~djmpark/
> 
> 
> 



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