modal window = block handler?
paul at researchware.com
Mon Jul 10 23:53:18 CEST 2017
On 7/10/2017 4:54 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
> On 7/10/17 3:41 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
>> On 7/10/17 12:18 PM, FlexibleLearning.com via use-livecode wrote:
>>> Opening a modal as normal (i.e. visible) obviously still does what you
>>> specify. We simply have a 'hidden feature' that enables a
>>> non-blocking modal
>>> should it be required (e.g. a progress indicator that prevents
>>> on other windows).
>> This is no longer true and affects all stacks that require a modal to
>> block other windows. "Modal" should mean no other actions are
>> possible until the modal is dismissed.
>> The command: modal "stackname" allows the user to click on another
>> window and bring it to the front, and then proceed normally as though
>> the modal didn't exist.
> I've added a test stack and comment to
Whatever LiveCode chooses to call them, as developer I (and I think
"we") need TWO behaviors for modal windows:
1) present the window and halt the current script on the line that
presented the window and prevent any other scripts or actions from
executing until that is closed
2) present a modal windows, allow no other scripts or actions to occur,
but allow the current handler to continue executing.
This would allow for traditional modal dialogs (1) and modal progress
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