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bug#19309: Aw: Re: bug#19309: ediff: How to turn off pulsing icon in too


From: Laurence Finston
Subject: bug#19309: Aw: Re: bug#19309: ediff: How to turn off pulsing icon in toolbar
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2018 10:54:24 +0200

Hello,

Thank you for your reply.  I no longer have access to the computer in question 
and
haven't been using ediff lately, so I can't test your solution.  However, it 
might 
be useful in the future and I appreciate your taking the trouble to find one 
and 
let me know.  

Laurence

> Gesendet: Mittwoch, 06. Juni 2018 um 02:53 Uhr
> Von: "Noam Postavsky" <address@hidden>
> An: "Laurence Finston" <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Betreff: Re: bug#19309: ediff: How to turn off pulsing icon in toolbar
>
> tags 19309 notabug
> close 19309
> quit
> 
> "Laurence Finston" <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > I sent the following message to the help-gnu-emacs list, but didn't get an 
> > answer.
> > Perhaps someone here could help me.
> 
> Well, this might be too late to be of any use, but...
> 
> > Is there any way to turn off the pulsing icon in the toolbar when using 
> > Ediff?
> > Blinking cursors, etc. make me feel ill so I would appreciate it if someone 
> > could tell
> > me how to turn it off.
> >
> > I'm using GNU Emacs 24.2.1, openSUSE 12.3 (i586) and IceWM. This is a new 
> > computer and
> > I never had this problem with Ediff before.
> >
> > I'm not sure that "icon" is the right term. It's a field in the
> > toolbar at the bottom of the screen with the name of one of the files
> > (or buffers) that's being compared.
> 
> As far as I know, Emacs never makes any kind of pulsing thing there.
> I'm guessing that's your window manager giving you an indication that
> there's a new window because ediff does create a little popup frame by
> default.  Doing
> 
>     (setq ediff-window-setup-function #'ediff-setup-windows-plain)
> 
> might help by telling ediff to use a normal Emacs window instead, then
> your window manager won't be bothered.
> 
> I'm closing this report, because it's probably not an Emacs bug (this
> doesn't prevent you from replying if you find the above isn't
> applicable).
> 





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