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From: Michel Hummel <>
Subject: Re: XRaiseWindow for activating windows in multiwindow mode
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2011 09:33:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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I am a bit late but I will be happy to test this version of XWin.

Could you give me a patched binary version please ?


2011/9/4 Oliver Schmidt <>
> It's me again ;-)
> On 9/3/2011 9:01 PM, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> > As discussed in the thread [2] various scenarios, e.g. AOT windows,
> > native windows interleaved with X windows in the native Z order, Windows
> > with focus-follows-mouse enabled via TweakUI all need testing after
> > trying to fix this, to ensure you haven't regressed them.
> >
> > [2]
> I'm not sure if I'm correctly reproducing the above usage scenario
> "always on top", but I did the following under Windows 7 and XP:
> 1) downloaded and installed
> 2) launched a xclock or a native Windows program (e.g. Internet
> Explorer) and select "Always on top" with right mouse click on the
> window's titel bar
> 3) programmatically launched and raised other x top level windows
> 4) Everything works: the checked windows stay top level, the
> programmatically raised windows became top level amongst all other "non
> always top level" windows and get keyboard focus and activated window frame.
> I was also able to minimize and restore the "always on top window"
> without any problems. Moreover the "redraw windows while moving and
> sizing" hack
> does also work with the "always on top" feature enabled for the
> foreground and background window. Also mixtures of cygwin x server
> windows with native Windows applications all with "always on top"
> feature enabled are working.
> What is not working: Clicking on "minimize to tray" on a cygwin x server
> window that has also the "always on top feature": this causes the window
> frame to vanish, but the window content is still redrawn by the xserver
> on the underlaying x11 window. This is difficult to describe, but this
> does also not work with the official unpatched cygwin x server 1.10.3-1.
> This "minimize-to-tray" effect for "always on top windows" is also
> described here:
> So according to my tests the patch does not introduce new misbehaviour
> regarding powermenu's "always on top" window feature.
> I could provide a patched binary XWin.exe, if someone wants to do more
> testing...
> Best regards,
> Oliver
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Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-08-13 18:39 Oliver Schmidt
2011-09-03 19:02 ` Jon TURNEY
2011-09-04  8:52   ` Oliver Schmidt
2011-09-04  9:09     ` Oliver Schmidt
2011-09-04 11:18   ` Oliver Schmidt
2011-10-19  9:33     ` Michel Hummel [this message]
2011-10-21 10:36       ` Oliver Schmidt
2011-10-21 11:43         ` Michel Hummel
2011-10-21 12:26           ` Oliver Schmidt
2014-06-11 20:50 Patrick Herbst
2014-06-19 10:07 ` Oliver Schmidt

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