Kwin config for Gimp
ubuntu at kitterman.com
Sat Mar 12 15:21:27 UTC 2011
On Saturday, March 12, 2011 10:02:09 am Yuval Levy wrote:
> On March 12, 2011 09:33:13 AM Scott Kitterman wrote:
> > Would you please provide an explicit description of exactly what problem
> > you are having?
> * start Gimp from the K menu. It will open three windows: the main window,
> the toolbox window and the layers window.
> * switch to another application that covers those windows with ALT+TAB
> * switch back to Gimp with ALT+TAB
> expected behavior: the three windows listed above come to the forefront
> observed behavior: only the main window comes to the forefront
> this is on Natty. Also on Natty the three windows are not condensed into a
> single entry in the menu bar. IIRC, Lucid condenses them into a single
> entry but exhibit the same behavior so the user is even more confused by
> the disappearing windows. I don't have access to my Lucid workstation to
> test this now.
OK. I see this. If Gimp works as multiple independent processes, I'm not
sure what the window manager is supposed to do about that? I know of no other
application that behaves this way.
I agree it's suboptimal, but I think unusable is an exaggeration.
Next question: What's the kwin setting that's supposed to change this?
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