[Users] Filtering windows problem (cannot close)

Victoria S. 1 at VictoriasJourney.com
Wed Dec 26 08:32:28 CET 2012

This is exactly the behavior I am describing.  It has been an ongoing occurrence / annoyance for some months (probably since some CM update). 


----- Original Message(s): -----
Date: 2012 Dec 25 (Tue) 22:51
From: Steve Litt <slitt at troubleshooters.com>
To: users at lists.claws-mail.org
Subject: Re: [Users] Filtering windows problem (cannot close)

On Tue, 25 Dec 2012 17:35:42 -0500, Rich Pieri said:
> On Tue, 25 Dec 2012 09:58:18 -0800
> "Victoria S." <1 at VictoriasJourney.com> wrote:
> > Often when I am editing or creating a Filter, and I make a mistake,
> > the Filtering window / dialog windows will not respond, so I have to
> > (Linux System Monitor) kill Claws and restart the program. 
> There's probably a settings window hidden behind the main window.
> That's what's blocking the UI. Use Alt-Tab (typically) to cycle that
> window forward or try to pick it from the task bar if your desktop
> environment uses one. This happens on Macintosh (CM compiled for
> XQuartz). I'm not sure if this is a Claws bug or an Xorg bug.

Stuff like that happens to me on Ubuntu 11.10 Linux all the time. It's
especially annoying on the Quick Search search construction window,
which if you do it slightly wrong, gives you an error message box with
an OK that clicking does nothing to.

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