[Project_owners] Dialog loosing modality

Neil neil at parkwaycc.co.uk
Fri Mar 10 15:08:35 EST 2006


Paul Tomlin wrote:

> Heads up really, and pondering the issue.
>
> I've just discovered that if I call alert from within the 
> ondialogaccept code of a modal dialog, the dialog looses modality once 
> the alert window has been dismissed.
>
> Thus, for Quick File, I can't throw an alert window if something is 
> awry in the folder the user selects, for example.
>
> There appear to be a lot of 'modal+alert' bugs in the monster...

We have lots of dialogs that alert when you accept them, such as the 
Filter Editor, which alerts you (for instance) if you didn't give your 
filter a name, and I haven't noticed any modality issues there...


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