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Re: x-popup-dialog in gtk emacs

From: Jan D.
Subject: Re: x-popup-dialog in gtk emacs
Date: Sun, 8 Jun 2003 15:12:11 +0200

      So that had the effect that clicking outside a dialog or
    somewhere on the dialog outside the buttons popped down the dialog.

    No other application handles dialogs in that way.

What do other applications do when you click outside a dialog?

Nothing.  The click is simply not passed to the application by most

Is there a "standard" idea of what ought to happen?

I don't know of any application except Emacs 21.3 and erlier that does
anything.  I think doing nothing is what users expect.

We should probably try to get ESC to close the dialog into the Lucid
toolkit.  That is consistent with Motif/Lesstif, MS Windows, MacOS and

        Jan D.

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