[sugar] control panel keeps focus
Fri Sep 12 02:52:07 EDT 2008
Mikus Grinbergs wrote:
> Was using the Control Panel (called up from the palette of the
> central icon in Home View). Wanted to see which users were online,
> so pressed the key to take me to Neighborhood View. But could see
> very little of the Neighborhood View, since the XO was still showing
> me the Control Panel as occupying most of the screen.
> My question -- should the Control Panel be associated with Home
> View, such that calling up any other screen would "hide" the Control
> Panel, and allow the information from that other screen to occupy
> the entire display area -- or should the Control panel "take over"
> what the user sees, such that the user would have to complete what
> he was doing with the Control Panel in order for the Control Panel
> _NOT_ to "overlay" any other screen that the use might wish to see ?
The control panel is set transient to the home window (mesh, friends and
home view). The journal and the activity zoom level can be retrieved
when the panel is up. There was some discussion to make it only
transient to the home view, eben what was your intention here?
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