On Friday 02 July 2010 08:37:59 Gilboa Davara wrote:
On Thu, 2010-07-01 at 20:59 -0500, Dave Ulrick wrote:
> I have configured the Task Manager widget in the KDE panel to show only
> apps for the current desktop, but I've noticed that a flashing tile for
> an app from another desktop will appear if KDE detects that that app has
> performed some action such as a screen update. I suppose this can be a
> useful feature, but in the case of GNU Emacs it's a bit annoying. If I
> use a keyboard shortcut to jump to a desktop with a GNU Emacs window,
> it's 100% certain that I'll see a flashing tile for that window if I
> land in a different desktop. In other words, I don't even need to _do_
> anything in Emacs to cause the flashing tile to appear--I just need to
> visit its desktop via a keystroke. If I want to leave the Emacs desktop
> without triggering the flashing tile, I have to use the mouse to select
> a different desktop from the Virtual Desktops widget.
> Note that this behavior began when I upgraded to KDE 4.4.x. I had no
> such problem with 4.3.x.
> Two questions:
> 1. Is there any way to configure Task Manager to exempt selected apps
> from the "flashing tile" treatment? Are there any other workarounds that
> might cut back on this nuisance?
> 2. If not, any suggestions on how I ought to put together a clear
> upstream bug report or enhancement request?
I think I saw this bug / feature in all the KDE 4.x releases. No idea
how to disable it.
You can control the flashing behaviour for all KDE apps, but emacs is.... well,
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