[Tkinter-discuss] Re: Modal dialog behavior

Martin Franklin mart.franklin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 21:58:58 CET 2005

Michael Lange wrote:
> Hello list,
> I encoutered a strange behavior of modal dialog windows on linux, which depends on
> the window manager I use.
> I use a message box to notify the user that a process that takes a while has finished.
> Now when I switch to another workspace while this process is running, the dialog box
> should ideally pop up on the current workspace; this worked as expected with tk-8.3.3,
> now with tk-8.4.5 I get the following:
> XFCE: it still works as expected


Could you share a small snippet of code that exhibits this behavior?  I
use XFCE4 by default but can test with at least GNOME (I think I still
have KDE on an older machine somewhere...)  I also have a couple of 
version of Tk installed so we can at least narrow it down


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