Flash when windows in other desktops demand attention?

Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. bss03 at volumehost.net
Thu Jul 19 23:15:26 BST 2007

On Thursday 19 July 2007 03:57:02 pm David wrote:
> > It would be a useful feature for KPager.
> OK, so I submit a bug (wishlist) against KPager, isn't it?

KPager is the kicker applet that displays all your desktops.

> > The Window List applet and Taskbar could also do something a little
> > different with a pop-up notification.  Flashing isn't possible -- cause
> > there's nothing relevant to flash.
> Why not the same as in gnome? The tab of the application requesting
> attention is moved into the current virtual desktop, flashing, and once you
> click on it, you are moved to the desktop where the application requesting
> attention was.

That approach seems sane enough for the taskbar, but I'm not sure which 
package has the taskbar in it.  Probably kdebase.

For the Window List button, I suppose you could flash the whole button but, 
there's no tabs to show/flash/move until you've clicked it.

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