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Re: [PATCH] Change the look of dialogs created with `x-popup-dialog'

From: Andrey Smirnov
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Change the look of dialogs created with `x-popup-dialog'
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2011 20:56:14 -0800

On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 12:41 PM, Jan Djärv <address@hidden> wrote:
> If you Alt-tab in icewm for example, it shows the titles, see
> attached picture.

Now, I see your point. On the other hand in Unity window title doesn't
play that important role in window-switching. Can we compromise on
exposing run-time variable something along the lines of
`gtk-popup-dialogs-show-titles' and then the appearance could be
controlled from user's .emacs?

> The use of default bold indicates screaming to me.
> I thought that function was reserved for all caps :)
> A lot of shouting going on...

All right, in for a penny in for a pound, how about
`gtk-popup-dialogs-message-format' to control that aspect?

> Perhaps, but then we maybe should change all ports?

Do you mean change how dialogs look in all toolkits?
Yes, I think it would be even a better idea, I'll look into it.
Hopefully Lennart would be able to find his patches for w32, and then
they could be used.

> These two issues will go away if you defer calling callbacks until
> OK is pressed.

It still won't change the fact that original
`dialog_selection_callback' duplicates the functionality of

I attached reworked version of the patch, it still lacks comments with
description for new functions, but I'll add it as soon as the code

Andrey Smirnov

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