europe at ehug.info
Thu Mar 23 12:25:49 EST 2006
What about showing a palette window with a prompt "please
wait..." then setting the loc of the window behind it to
off-screen, changing its decorations, showing it behind the
window with the prompt, and hiding the palette window? Probably,
it would look best if you removed the title bar from the palette.
Chris Carroll-Davis wrote:
> Hello all
> Does anyone know a cunning way to prevent a window briefly painting
> white when changing the window decorations??
> I'm allowing user to toggle between a "full screen mode" (kiosk-type -
> with black backdrop, hidden menubar and plain centred window) and a
> "standard" (draggable, minimizeable) window mode. On OSX, at least,
> (not checked Windows yet) the stack briefly flashes white when setting
> the decorations which is a bit distracting. Locking/ unlocking screen
> around the "Set decorations..." line doesn't help.
> I suspect I'll have to live with it ('cos it's a "system thing") - but
> I do seem to remember in my SC days (heretic! heretic!) there was an
> xcmd called "no flash" or "don'tPaintWhite" or similar.
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