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OPEN-WINDOW-STREAM + WINDOW-VISIBILITY
> Date: Tue, 7 Apr 1992 15:14 EDT
> From: harvard!gatech!cc!domeshek@BBN.COM
> I am running CLIM on a MacIvory model 3 (Symbolics Genera 8.1)
> When I use OPEN-WINDOW-STREAM to create a window as a child of my main
> application-frame's top-level-window, I can use
> (setf (window-visibility <new-window>) t)
> to make it appear, but
> (setf (window-visibility <new-window>) nil)
> does not make it go away. However, if I hit <function><refresh> after
> setting the visibility to NIL, then the window disappears. Is this a known
> bug? Am I using these functions in the wrong way? Any suggestions for a
> As a workaround, try WINDOW-STACK-ON-BOTTOM to deexpose it.
> The reason I want to explicitly create/expose/de-expose my own little windows
> is to implement custom forms of interaction (for instance, a two-dimensional
> menu that higlights choices on the axis as you move around the plane). If
> there are more appropriate ways to establish contexts for such effects then
> I'd like to hear about them.
> Eric (firstname.lastname@example.org)
I just tried WINDOW-STACK-ON-BOTTOM and got the same behavior. The window
only disappears after you do <function><refresh>.
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