RE: XForms: "Modal" forms

Christian Pomar (
Tue, 16 Jun 1998 13:26:46 +0200

# To subscribers of the xforms list from "Christian Pomar" <> :

> I would like to know how to create a "modal" form. Let me explain, I would
like a form > that blocks my program until it closes and returns a result.
(exactly like the file selector > ....)

Although I'm sure there are other ways, you can use fl_deactivate_form for
blocking and fl_set_cursor(form->window,XC_watch) to give the user some
feedback. I use this method when all forms al controlled by callbacks.

I do not remember now, but I think there are some examples with the xforms

Christian Pomar

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