How do I prevent master window from being accessed with child window present?

Eric Brunel eric.brunel at
Mon Sep 1 09:57:01 CEST 2003

Marc wrote:
> Hi,
> I am doing a gui application where child windows pop up with options
> after the user selects particular buttons from the master window.
> However, the master window is still active underneath the child
> window. If they accidentally press the same button again they can get
> the same copy of two child windows, and that screws up a bunch of the
> database stuff that I am trying to collect.
> I have tried using the 'transient' method, and that prevents the
> master window from being highlighted. But the user can still push
> buttons on the master window if the child window is moved aside.
> How do I disable the master window until the child window is closed?


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