That damn startup logo

Ansley, Michael Michael.Ansley at intec.co.za
Mon Jul 12 12:43:30 UTC 1999


There is a similar problem which arises during the initial startup, after
you have just installed KDevelop.  What happens is that the logo covers over
the first wizard screen (or whatever it is) and you can't get to it.  You
might want to have a look at this at the same time.

MikeA

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Stu [mailto:stu at dkmsoft.com]
>> Sent: Monday, July 05, 1999 10:49 AM
>> To: kdevelop at fara3.cs.uni-potsdam.de
>> Subject: Re: That damn startup logo
>> 
>> 
>> You can switch of the start-up logo in the options screen. 
>> However, I know what you
>> mean - I had that particular problem during the setup.
>> 
>> Stefan Mars wrote:
>> 
>> > There is a slight problem with the startup logo, at least with some
>> > windowmanagers (haven't done much testing), and it's been 
>> with us for some
>> > time.
>> >
>> > What happens for me is that the logo is always displayed 
>> on top, and isn't
>> > closed until that "tip" box closes. Unfortunaly, the 
>> startup logo is
>> > always displayed over the "tipbox" buttons, forcing me to 
>> drag things
>> > around before I can close the tipbox and thereby the logo.
>> >
>> > A bit annoying :) Can we change it so that the startup 
>> logo is always
>> > killed just before displaying the tipbox?
>> >
>> > The following patch should take care of that.
>> >
>> > *** kdevelop.mine/kdevelop/main.cpp     Wed Jun  2 20:53:52 1999
>> > --- kdevelop/kdevelop/main.cpp  Sat Jul 10 16:42:42 1999
>> > ***************
>> > *** 69,74 ****
>> > --- 69,78 ----
>> >
>> >       a.getConfig()->setGroup("TipOfTheDay");
>> >       bool showTip=a.getConfig()->readBoolEntry("show_tod",true);
>> > +     if(bStartLogo){
>> > +       start_logo->close();
>> > +       bStartLogo = false;
>> > +     }
>> >       if(showTip){
>> >         kdevelop->slotHelpTipOfDay();
>> >       }
>> >
>> > /Stefan
>> >
>> > 
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