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Re: Re: CreateDialog Pecularity

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  • Subject: [mg87347] Re: [mg87303] Re: [mg87272] CreateDialog Pecularity
  • From: "peter lindsay" <plindsay at mcs.st-and.ac.uk>
  • Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2008 05:37:41 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200804061042.GAA14418@smc.vnet.net>

I found the same as Curtis below, running 6.0.2.1 on iMac OS X 10.4.11.Peter

On 07/04/2008, Curtis Osterhoudt <cfo at lanl.gov> wrote:
>
>    Though I'm not quite sure I understand "Modal", I tried both of your
> examples ( 6.0.1.0 on 32-bit Linux ). They both displayed the floating
> windows, and in both cases I could evaluate other cells (even if I
> put "Modal ->True".
>
>                     --C.O.
>
>
> On Sunday 06 April 2008 04:42:50 David Park 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.
>
>
>
> --
>
> ==========================================================
>
> Curtis Osterhoudt
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>
>


-- 
peter lindsay
Computing Officer
Mathematical Institute
University of St Andrews
KY16 9SS
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