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bug #56159: [Mac] Editor Find dialog is not brought to front of window stack when using Cmd+F shortcut

Submitted by:  eflister <eflister>
Submitted on:  Wed 17 Apr 2019 07:43:33 PM UTC  
Category:  GUI Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Incorrect Result
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Originator Name:  eflister Open/Closed:  Closed
Release:  5.1.0 Operating System:  Mac OS

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Mon 27 May 2019 06:25:37 PM UTC, comment #10: 

For me, it is okay to close the report. If there are still issues on other platform it can be re-opened.

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
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Mon 27 May 2019 04:51:33 PM UTC, comment #9: 

@Torsten: Okay to close report now?

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Tue 14 May 2019 09:02:29 PM UTC, comment #8: 

Changeset http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/9326c2258e60 fixes the issue for me. The find dialog lost its property of staing on top of the editor widget when the latter was docked/undocked.

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Thu 25 Apr 2019 06:49:28 PM UTC, comment #7: 

@mtmiller: both docked and undocked, dialog can be buried and isn't brought to front with cmd+f

eflister <eflister>
Thu 25 Apr 2019 06:45:46 PM UTC, comment #6: 

I see the same as Rik with GNOME. However, if I undock the editor panel from the main Octave window, the editor can be moved on top of the find dialog. The find dialog stays on top of the main Octave window always, so as long as the editor is docked, it is always visible and on top.

@eflister is the editor docked to Octave or undocked when you see this, or same in both cases?

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Thu 25 Apr 2019 06:11:30 PM UTC, comment #5: 

That's what I needed to know.  I re-titled the report to be more specific about what the problem is.

This behavior is likely an interaction between the window manager, window manager settings, and Qt.  As mentioned, on Linux with KDE as the window manager, I am unable to even put the Find window behind the main Octave GUI window.

@Torsten: Is the behavior the same for you on GNOME as it is with KDE for me?

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Thu 25 Apr 2019 05:52:46 PM UTC, comment #4: 

@rik5: are you on mac os as the issue specifies?  we're talking about the same dialog but on osx it gets buried behind windows, as described.

eflister <eflister>
Thu 25 Apr 2019 04:05:35 PM UTC, comment #3: 

Which Find dialog does this report refer to?  When I am in the Editor window, using Ctrl+F brings up a Find window.  This window stays on top of other Octave windows at all times until closed.  There is a Find command in the documentation tab, but it seems to be a dialog within the tab and not a separate window.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Wed 17 Apr 2019 08:42:00 PM UTC, comment #2: 

ah thanks for the pointer to 41471, consider this just about foregrounding the dialog.  cmd-f brings it up if it does not already exist, but if it does exist behind another window it stays hidden there.

also its location is not remembered after quitting and relaunching.

eflister <eflister>
Wed 17 Apr 2019 08:05:55 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Search in the command window is not yet implemented. It is already requested in bug #41471.

Do you have configured a different shortcut for the find dialogs?

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Wed 17 Apr 2019 07:43:33 PM UTC, original submission:  

find/replace dialog doesn't come to foreground when you hit cmd-f.

cmd-f doesn't work in command window for searching output.

eflister <eflister>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2019-05-27 ttl StatusReady For Test => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2019-05-14 ttl StatusNeed Info => Ready For Test
        Assigned toNone => ttl
    2019-04-25 rik5 Summaryfind dialog problems => [Mac] Editor Find dialog is not brought to front of window stack when using Cmd+F shortcut
    2019-04-25 rik5 StatusNone => Need Info

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