[Project_owners] Flash, XUL Windows, and more
massey at stlouis-shopper.com
Wed Oct 8 06:07:03 PDT 2008
For mac(to limit ui access) you might need to make an xpcom component
that gives you access to this:
For Windows I think you can get some way to locking things up by using
These might help for something like locking things up for a kid safe
Brian King wrote:
> I am having some issues and hope project owners have experienced
> something similar and found reasonable workarounds.
> A Firefox extension that opens a modal window, with Flash content
> embedded. That window in turn opens another window with a browser for
> web content. The browser window is sized to only fill some of the
> screen space to allow viewing and access to the flash content under.
> Note that putting the flash and web content in a XUL stack is not an
> option because the web content gets distorted.
> 1) On Windows I can use the 'dependent' flag with
> window.open/openDialog when opening the web window. This allows me to
> click Flash content while keeping the web content on top.
> However on Mac, 'dependent' is not functional (by design), nor
> alwaysRaised. Is there any workaround to make the 2nd window stay on
> top while allowing click access to the window under?
> 2) (Windows) The Flash window should be modal when opened, but using
> the modal flag means it is only modal to the opener. Other windows can
> be accessed still. Is there any way to make a new window modal to
> *all* open Firefox windows?
> 3) Modal works even different on Mac ... it is modal *system side* and
> does not allow access to any open applications. But you can still
> access their menus. In my new window, can I override the Firefox
> menubar and/or the menubar of other applications?
> 3) window.fullscreen is not implemented on Mac.
> Any ways to emulate it? Or failing that, disallow click on the menu or
> dock? Or some other reasonable solution?
> - Brian
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