POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.tools.general : qtpovray 3.80.6 for Linux : Re: qtpovray 3.80.6 for Linux Server Time
29 Nov 2021 09:25:09 EST (-0500)
  Re: qtpovray 3.80.6 for Linux  
From: Bald Eagle
Date: 17 Aug 2018 19:55:01
Message: <web.5b77600f58ef34d2458c7afe0@news.povray.org>
dick balaska <dic### [at] buckosoftcom> wrote:

> Yes, I see this too.  Not a nice default. :)

Perhaps a future improvement would be the "get focus on render" that works
(sometimes) in Windows.

> > But now it's stuck in the old behaviour of always being on top   :(
>
> This I can't duplicate.  So when you try the context menu, does the text
> change?  It should toggle between "Always on top" and "Reenable docking".

Context.... menu....
When it's docked and I right click on it, I get "refresh delay"
When it's undocked, I get "resize to 1024 x 768" and "refresh delay"

I don't see any other options, or anything in the menu hierarchy.

(I have Xfce desktop instead of Cinnamon, if that somehow makes a difference)

> This I also can't duplicate.
> When you deselect the file , do you get a little blue arrow?  It should
> point to the currently selected tab/file currently on top in the editor.

Nope.

> Can you send me a screenshot of this?

Once I figure out how --- Yes.

> I'm open to suggestions for different text other than "Remove render". I
> guess "Deselect render" is better.

Deselect render is better, though with the new dual-behaviour, perhaps "set as
default / override file to render" and "switch to tab-controlled render" would
be better.   I don't think the space for that is that limited...

( One thing I have often thought of having for POV-Ray is having the render
window contents reflect what tab is selected.   So if a tab has already been
rendered, then display that latest render - if not, display --- nothing, POV-Ray
logo, the transparent checkerboard pattern, or a custom image. )


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