Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 172380
modal "New Project" dialog also blocks help window operations.
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:16 EST
Description of problem:
When the modal "New Project" dialog is open, it blocks all user interface
operations in the online-help window.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. launch eclipse
2. Help -> Help Contents
3. File -> New -> Project
4. Try using the help window
All user interface operations in the help window are blocked.
The "New Project" dialog should only block operations in the main eclipse
window. Compare with the behavior of kdevelop or gnome applications.
Perhaps we should check the modal dialog implementation in swt-gtk in general. A
naive guess would be that the main eclipse window and the help window shares a
I spoke with Billy Biggs about this on IRC and he said he's reference some
upstream bugs when he gets a chance. It's not something specific to our builds.