[Lazarus] Form ordering problem on tiling window manager

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Thu Jan 31 09:39:49 CET 2013

On Wed, 30 Jan 2013 21:24:38 +0100
Sven Barth <pascaldragon at googlemail.com> wrote:

> But rather often something happens (I don't know what exactly and I'd 
> like to find this out) and then I can click on the window and I use the 
> switching window keyboard shortcut all I want and nothing happens. This 
> even goes so far that modal dialogs (exception windows, open/save 
> dialog) are opened behind(!) all other windows. So I first need to move 
> the IDE and other windows out of the way before I can work in that 
> dialog. I need to restart the IDE to revert to the original behavior 
> again (for a while...).
> For now I've only achieved this problem with the IDE, not with a custom 
> program. It would be nice if someone had an idea what I could test to 
> narrow this problem down (the console output does not print anything 
> useful).

If you have trouble with ShowModal, then it is a bug in the LCL gtk2 
interface or below.
ShowModal had in the past some problems with other window managers
Please update to 40085, compile with -dVerboseTransient, then run again.
When it happens again look at the end of the output for 'DEFINE


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