Bugs item #1683373, was opened at 2007-03-18 22:55
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Category: win32
Group: 2.0.0 beta 6
>Status: Pending
Resolution: None
Priority: 5
Private: No
Submitted By: nodeax (nodeax)
Assigned to: Daniel Atallah (datallah)
Summary: flashes too much on new message. 

Initial Comment:
OS: Windows XP

When I enable Flash window when IM is recived in Preferences->conversation the 
window flashes continiusly till i click on it or on the main gaim window. 

However it should stop flashin if I have enabled prevent applications from 
stealing focus -> flash taskbar button 3 times in (General -> Focus) Tweak UI 
of XP powertoys. 

So the expected behavior is when the focus is on some other window and i get a 
message in a minimized window the window should flash for 3 times and stop. 
This is not so, it keeps flashing till i click it. How do I stop this? I do not 
want to disable the option of flashing totally.


>Comment By: Daniel Atallah (datallah)
Date: 2007-03-20 12:37

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As lschiere mentioned, the "prevent focus stealing" has nothing to do with
gaim's window flashing.  Gaim is flashing the window and not focusing it.

You're asking for a feature that doesn't exist.

It *may* be possible to get the Tweak UI flash 3 times to kick in if you
disable gaim's built-in taskbar flashing and use the "Message Notification"
plugin to "Raise conversation window" - since that will effectively be
"stealing focus."


Comment By: Luke Schierer (lschiere)
Date: 2007-03-19 09:24

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flashing has nothing to do with "stealing" focus.  


Comment By: nodeax (nodeax)
Date: 2007-03-18 22:58

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The above behavior works with Yahoo messenger (conversation window flashes
3 times and stops)


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