[Project_owners] problem with z-order of windows/dialogs on OS X

Philip Chee philip at aleytys.pc.my
Thu Jan 1 01:05:03 PST 2009

On Thu, 1 Jan 2009 04:25:15 +0530, Mrinal Kant wrote:
> I use window.open to open a modal dialog (say, D1) from my extension. From
> D1, another modal dialog D2 is opened in a similar way. On Windows, I get D2
> on top of D1 on top of the original extension window. On Mac OS X, however,
> D2 hides behind D1.
> How can this be fixed?

OSX doesn't do modal/dependent windows very well. That's why the Firefox
customizeToolbars "window" on OSX is a sheet instead (implemented using
a panel+iframe). Perhaps you could do the same.


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