better user interface :: XFCE

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Tue Aug 9 23:15:00 CEST 2005

On Tue, 2005-08-09 at 14:05 -0700, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:

> I was thinking about this the other day.  Win2k blinks the taskbar
> button and window title something like 3-5 times, and then it stays
> highlighted until you focus it.  Annoyingly, it looks like WinXP does
> the same thing Xfce does - blink forever.  If someone wants to patch the
> taskbar and WM to only blink, say, 4 or 5 times, and then stay
> highlighted until URGENT is unset, I think it would be accepted ^_^.

I disagree. One and only one window must be highlighted at a time, it's
the one that has keyboard focus. If you have two windows highlighted at
the same time, it's a mess from a usability standpoint (and yes, I've
seen this in Windows and I consider that as a ugly bug)


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