System tray "close" dialog needs work

Sébastien Laoût slaout at
Thu Jan 6 00:48:06 GMT 2005

Le jeu 06/01/2005 à 00:19, Aaron J. Seigo a écrit :
> hrm.. .would sth like:
> 	QPoint p = systemtray->mapToGlobal(QPoint(0,0)); 
> 	if (QApplication::desktop()->screenGeometry()->contains(p))
> work?

Yes it works.

> i wonder even if just
> 	QApplication::desktop()->screenNumber(systemtray) == -1
> would work?

I tested and it doesn't work.
I have one screen: when kicker is shown, it returns 0, and when hidden
(automatically or with an hide button), it returns... 0.

> as for the KSystemTray object always returning true for isVisible(), the 
> systemtray could do something like:
> 	KWin::WindowInfo info = KWin::windowInfo(emb->embeddedWinId());
> 	KWin::setState(emb->embeddedWinId(), info->state() | NET::Hidden)
> and then do the reverse on showing ... 

Yes, perhapse.
But every systray managers would have to set this.
And it would solve an already solved problem (in a more beautiful way,
of course).

> Jason's suggestion to have the pixmap passed back via DCOP is likely the most 
> foolproof method.

Yes, I think it is.

Or a way to raise kicker (quickly, and give kicker the time to redraw
Don't know if GNOME taskbar can be raised programatically this way...

> as for not working in KDE, well, the user just doesn't get 
> a pretty picture when they aren't in KDE?

Until a solution, or a standard across desktops, is found.


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