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Fri, 12 Nov 2004 17:04:15 +0000
Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)
Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
> > Type-break mode with fixed-length periods between breaks could use
> > such a function to prompt the user to take a break. That way if the
> > user returns to the machine after an extended period away, then any
> > prompting will, correctly, be gone.
> > Would we want type-break mode to use a dialog box?
> The same situation would then be a case for the dialog box to time
> out. Using a dialog box would require an alternative for terminal
> We're failing to communicate. The question is whether this is
> a real example of wanting to use a dialog box.
So this question is separate from y-or-n-p-with-timeout?
> Do we really want type-break to use a dialog box?
A dialog makes the prompt more aggressive, by covering some of the
frame. It also requires the use of the mouse, to respond to the
> Does type-break now use a dialog box?
It uses the value of `type-break-query-function', which is set to
It can be customised to use a dialog box, for example as follows.
(x-popup-dialog t `(,msg ("yes" . t) ("no" . nil)))))
Re: y-or-n-p-with-timeout, Matthew Mundell, 2004/11/08
Re: y-or-n-p-with-timeout, Jan D., 2004/11/06
- Re: y-or-n-p-with-timeout, (continued)
- Re: y-or-n-p-with-timeout, Stefan, 2004/11/08
- Re: y-or-n-p-with-timeout, Richard Stallman, 2004/11/09
- Re: y-or-n-p-with-timeout, Luc Teirlinck, 2004/11/09
- Re: y-or-n-p-with-timeout, Richard Stallman, 2004/11/10
- Re: y-or-n-p-with-timeout, Jan D., 2004/11/11
- Re: y-or-n-p-with-timeout, Richard Stallman, 2004/11/12