[virt-tools-list] [PATCHWORK] [virt-manager] fullscreen behaviour

Cole Robinson crobinso at redhat.com
Sun Nov 22 18:18:28 UTC 2009

On 11/21/2009 02:35 PM, Jon Nordby wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 6:02 PM, Cole Robinson <crobinso at redhat.com
> <mailto:crobinso at redhat.com>> wrote:
>     Yep, everything appears exactly as you described. Maybe we can stick 
>     Â with the current method, but try to find a way to hide the
>     hide/unhide 
>     the menu if we switch away from the details window, using window signals
>     or something. This could be risky because if we had some unexpected
>      false positive or bug, the menu might not unhide. 
>     Â 
>     Also, this behavior reveals a small bug: we should probably kick off the
>     menu hide timer when mouse leaves the menu, not when it enters the VNC
>     widget. Otherwise if you switch workspaces while the mouse is over the
>     Â menu, it won't hide without switching back to virt-manager.
> The problem is that a drop down menu spawns a new window, so you will
> get a "leave" event on the menubar when the user opens a menu. This is
> why I did not connect the menu hide timer there. It also complicates
> your proposition of hiding the entire window using similar signals.
> Unless there is a good and reliable way to find out if the user is
> interacting with a drop down menu...

Ahh interesting, didn't realize.

> In any case, I don't expect to have time to look at this for the next
> couple of weeks. Just so you know.
> Btw: have you given any thought to when you want to get virt-manager 0.9
> out? Or what you want done before then.

I'm hoping to cut virt-manager 0.8.1 this week (probably wednesday, before US
thanksgiving). I'd really like to include this patch, so I'll poke at it a bit
to try and fix the workspace switching problem.


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