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Re: Windows that disappear/rea
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Windows that disappear/rea
- From: email@example.com (Richard Lynch)
- Date: Fri, 29 Mar 91 17:36:11 CST
> From: ST.CLAIR@AppleLink.Apple.COM (St. Clair, William)
> From: Andrew L. M. Shalit <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> From: email@example.com (Richard Lynch)
> Is there a bit somewhere that can be set so that a(ll) window(s) will
> disappear when MACL 1.3.2 is swapped out and reappear when the
> application becomes active again?
> No, there isn't. Certain future operating systems do, though, support
> this functionality as a user option.
> If you want it to happen under program control (rather than under user
> control), you could try just moving the windows off screen.
> The only problem here is that there is no hook in MCL that lets the user
> know when MCL switches between foreground and background. Maybe we should
> have something like *FOREGROUND-CHANGED-HOOK* which is a list of functions
> to call after the value of *FOREGROUND* changes. (note: you can write
> an *eventhook* that will notice when this happens).
>What about the scrap handling functions? Don't those give you a
>hook into switch-outs and switch-ins?
I'll be damned. How come I didn't think of that?
"TANSTAAFL" Rich firstname.lastname@example.org