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Opened 13 months ago

Closed 10 months ago

Last modified 3 months ago

#2655 closed enhancement (fixed)

Network congestion popup: Topmost but not stealing focus

Reported by: stdedos Owned by: Antoine Martin
Priority: minor Milestone: 4.1
Component: client Version: 3.0.x
Keywords: Cc:

Description (last modified by stdedos)

Can you make the network congestion popup appear as topmost as possible, no arguments there, but without stealing focus?

While I agree I should fix the underlying problem and not see it at all, there are times it interferes with my typing; using "SPACE" will inadvertently activate an action instead of typing it.


Some user experience / story discussion:

So far my experience with them is that "they were not supposed to be triggering" (except the time I tried to stream a shadow server over 3mbps), and I have not felt they have been helping me.

I've set min_quality/min_speed already on the server with some sane limits, but they are arbitrary.

I am not sure what those limits mean visually: I don't have a topmost status screen telling me min_quality:x, min_speed:y. And what does min_speed=30 mean? <130 ms latency? Is it bound to the FPS I am seeing?

Neither can I reliably modify them and see their real-time results analogously to the way I can modify a volume slider on an audio console and see that real-time result on the green/yellow/red leds showing the db output (or hear more/less sound).

Related to the above I don't know how network congestion works (^^^ ... I have not felt they have been helping me), or how/if it recovers (again with that small quality/speed status panel).

Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 13 months ago by stdedos

Description: modified (diff)

comment:2 Changed 13 months ago by Antoine Martin

Milestone: 4.04.1
Owner: changed from Antoine Martin to stdedos

Is this a win10 client?
Does it show up using the custom GTK notification widget rather than the regular OS one? (probably since there are buttons?)
AFAIK, when showing the window on top of the stack, it will steal input focus.

comment:3 in reply to:  2 Changed 13 months ago by stdedos

Replying to Antoine Martin:

Is this a win10 client?

Yes

Does it show up using the custom GTK notification widget rather than the regular OS one? (probably since there are buttons?)

Yes

AFAIK, when showing the window on top of the stack, it will steal input focus.

😕 Okay, I guess

comment:4 Changed 11 months ago by stdedos

Owner: changed from stdedos to Antoine Martin

TortoisePlink password prompt somehow does this. If I start attaching to 2 screens at the same time, somehow it respects that I am giving my password to one window, and does not steal focus. It is not appearing topmost - I don't think it's set - but it appears "enough top of the stack".

I know it is obviously not the same software as yours, but it could used as a working reference point

And I guess it doesn't make sense for me to hold the ticket.

Last edited 11 months ago by stdedos (previous) (diff)

comment:5 Changed 10 months ago by Antoine Martin

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Done in r26892.

Could be backported as a fix.

comment:6 Changed 3 months ago by migration script

this ticket has been moved to: https://github.com/Xpra-org/xpra/issues/2655

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