Verve-plugin and hidden panels

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Wed Jul 26 20:56:26 CEST 2006

Jannis Pohlmann schreef:
> On Tue, 25 Jul 2006 21:41:40 +0200, Nikolas Arend wrote:
>> Hi,
>> another verve-plugin thing... I tried to run it in an auto-hidden
>> panel. When calling verve-focus, the plugin receives focus and all,
>> but the panel doesn't unhide. I don't know if that's intentional, but
>> IMHO it'd be good to unhide the respective panel, letting the user
>> see what he types and launches ;-) If that's possible, of course...
> AFAIK, there's no function for this, which the plugin could use to
> unhide the panel, is there, Jasper? 


> If not, this might be something
> useful to add. 

Sounds like it could be useful. I might have a look at it when time 
allows and the weather doesn't turn me into a sweating zombie...

> Or perhaps (dunno if this is possible) just connect to
> all action widgets and their "focus-in-event" in order to unhide it
> automatically. 

This still would need communication between (external) plugins and the 
panel, so it might just as well be an explicit action.


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