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IDProjectCategoryView StatusDate SubmittedLast Update
0002194graphvizGVeditpublic2012-01-25 23:262012-01-26 10:39
Assigned ToArif Bilgin 
PlatformMacOSOS XOS Version10.6.8
Summary0002194: GVEdit is an MDI application
DescriptionContinuing where I left off reporting Mac-related GVEdit bugs last year, it's time to get to The Big One. And it is this: GVEdit is an MDI application, meaning it has one main application window that contains other windows. [^]

There are no Mac MDI applications. I'm not saying it's uncommon for a Mac app to use MDI; I'm saying it's unheard of. I'm saying there are no Mac programming APIs that implement an MDI application, no APIs that allow a window to contain other windows. The developers of Qt have obviously gone to great lengths to replicate this Windows-specific interface convention on OS X, but it looks awful and makes it obvious that GVEdit is a foreigner on OS X. To fit in on OS X, GVEdit should use SDI.
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Attached Filespng file icon Screen shot 2012-01-25 at 22.03.26.png [^] (131,796 bytes) 2012-01-25 23:26

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Date Modified Username Field Change
2012-01-25 23:26 ryandesign New Issue
2012-01-25 23:26 ryandesign File Added: Screen shot 2012-01-25 at 22.03.26.png
2012-01-26 10:39 erg Assigned To => Arif Bilgin
2012-01-26 10:39 erg Status new => assigned

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