Author Topic: B3 Vanishing floating tool windows  (Read 1518 times)

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B3 Vanishing floating tool windows
« on: October 16, 2015, 03:37:45 pm »
Tool windows in Beta 3 (Linux/x64) appear to be behaving as if "Hide when application is inactive" were checked in Options -> Tool Windows -> Options, regardless of the state of the checkbox.  I don't think this was the case in B2.

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Re: B3 Vanishing floating tool windows
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2015, 06:07:23 pm »
Tool windows didn't disappear for me on Ubuntu unless I turned on the option for it. Are your running an X server? What Linux are you running on?

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Re: B3 Vanishing floating tool windows
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2015, 06:16:46 pm »
Yes, running X.org X11 server 1.16.3 on Fedora 21, using the KDE 4 desktop.

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Re: B3 Vanishing floating tool windows
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2015, 06:35:02 pm »
Reproduced. Appears to be an issue with KDE. We will look into this.

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Re: B3 Vanishing floating tool windows
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2015, 10:11:54 pm »
This doesn't look like a bug. KDE has an option for hiding tool windows which is on by default. See Hide utility windows for inactive application.

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Re: B3 Vanishing floating tool windows
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2015, 10:27:17 pm »
That would be odd, this does not happen with v19.  I'll check it out more on Monday.

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Re: B3 Vanishing floating tool windows
« Reply #6 on: October 19, 2015, 05:39:42 pm »
Confirmed that the vanishing behavior stopped after adjusting the KDE setting.  I'm guess some property on the tool windows changed that caused KDE to start hiding them.  Probably a good change but sure was confusing for me!

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Re: B3 Vanishing floating tool windows
« Reply #7 on: October 19, 2015, 06:22:20 pm »
We did change our tool windows to have the correct window flag in v20. This allowed the KDE option to take effect.