Plamsa::PopupApplet and modal dialogs

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Mon May 25 19:52:13 CEST 2009

On Monday 25 May 2009, Amos Kariuki wrote:
> Also realized that minimizing the displayed modal dialog makes it
> impossible to restore (with the mouse) and subsequently causes the
> entire plasma workspace to become unnavigable with the mouse, since
> the task-bar becomes disabled; I however later figured out that I
> could use the Alt-Tab keyboard shortcut to restore the modal dialog,
> which is non-intuitive--is this a UI bug considering there are a large
> number of plasmoids that use the default modal file/dir-selection
> dialog?

there aren't a large number, but they do exist and they are EVIL. :)

> Anyway, as suggested, I converted my KDirSelectDialog() to be
> non-modal (via setModal(), and corresponding okClicked() slot ), and
> this seems to work OK for my use-case.

great :)

Aaron J. Seigo
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