Notification Manger or Bounce the Dock Icon

Bill Vlahos bvlahos at
Mon Aug 1 19:45:26 EDT 2011


Yes I actually have the ssMacExternal from Shao Sean and it works great.

I thought I had seen that LC can do this itself and, of course, the external only works on Mac.

Unfortunately she has taken the external off the market.

Bill Vlahos
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On Aug 1, 2011, at 3:58 PM, Sarah Reichelt wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 9:50 AM, Bill Vlahos <bvlahos at> wrote:
>> How do I trigger the system (Mac, Windows, Linux) notification manager when a dialog box comes up?
>> If my program is not the frontmost app and a dialog box comes up, the user won't notice that the application needs attention if other applications are covering the area of the screen showing the dialog box (either as sheet or modal).
>> I expected a dialog box to trigger the system notification manager. On the Mac that would be to bounce the dock icon. I thought I read how LC can do this but I can't find it.
> Shao Sean wrote an external that allows you to set the dock icon bouncing.
> But I can't find the site - maybe someone else knows where that stuff is now.
> Cheers,
> Sarah
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