Are the 'ask file' and 'answer file' stacks modal or not?

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Mon Dec 19 16:02:54 EST 2011


On Dec 18, 2011, at 2:22 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:

> Ken Ray wrote:
> 
>> On Dec 17, 2011, at 7:08 PM, Joe Lewis Wilkins wrote:
>> 
>>> But then we have the "as sheet" parameter do we not?
>> 
>> For Mac, yes… but not for any other OS…
> 
> Yes and no:  the "sheet" effect only works on OS X where that's the convention, but using the "as sheet" option on Windows (and Linux too IIRC) causes the dialog to open as document-modal; that is, modal to the toplevel window at the time the dialog was invoked, while the user is still being able to interact with other toplevel windows.

Didn't know that! You learn something new every day…

:D

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software, Inc.
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
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