Popups popping through windows using built-in rootless WM

Alexander Gottwald alexander.gottwald@s1999.tu-chemnitz.de
Thu May 19 15:35:00 GMT 2005

On Thu, 19 May 2005, Nappi Chris-ra5809 wrote:

> Hello all,
> I have noticed that pop-up help balloons exhibit one or two problems (depending on the program) when using the built-in rootless WM:
> Some balloons to not go to the background when a Windows window is brought to the front.
> Other balloons actually come to the front when the mouse is over the object that creates them *through a Windows window*.  
> I should note that the applications I am seeing this with are running on Solaris - I don't have any native Cygwin apps that have pop-up balloons.

What programs are these? Is the problem reproducable with common 
windowing toolkits like KDE, GTK, Xt or Motif?

Otherwise it will be hard to determine how to fix this.

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