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Re: How do I position a child-frame below the point?

From: Alan Third
Subject: Re: How do I position a child-frame below the point?
Date: Sun, 7 Jan 2018 13:26:13 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.1 (2017-09-22)

On Fri, Jan 05, 2018 at 11:29:54PM -0800, Aaron Jensen wrote:
> Question #1: I'm trying to create a new child-frame and position it
> below the point in the parent frame. If I don't use a child-frame, this
> isn't hard:
> However, if I try this with a child-frame then I'm in frame local
> coordinates and I have no idea how to get the appropriate frame local
> coordinates for the current point. 

Could you get the parent frame’s coordinates and subtract them?

    (frame-position (frame-parent child))

> Question #2: 
> How do I raise the child frame on macOS without selecting it? I only
> want to display it above the current frame, I don't want it to have
> focus.

You can turn on no-focus-on-map, but iirc that doesn’t work on macOS.
no-accept-focus does work, but means you can never select that frame.

Alternatively you could try changing the z-group to above, although it
could cause trouble when switching to a different application, I

Alan Third

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