Bug report #8365

Tips window causes two taskbar icons to appear

Added by Aren Cambre over 10 years ago. Updated about 8 years ago.

Affected QGIS version:master Regression?:No
Operating System:Windows 7 x64 Easy fix?:No
Pull Request or Patch supplied:Yes Resolution:
Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:No Copied to github as #:17142


When I start up QGIS and the QGIS Tips! window appears, it causes two icons to appear in the Windows taskbar. Offhand, I can't think of any other dialog in QGIS that does this.

Expected behavior: 1 taskbar icon per instances of QGIS, regardless of number of dialogs open.

Related issues

Related to QGIS Application - Bug report #8312: Startup tips are in a modal dialogue, but clicking on the... Closed 2013-07-16

Associated revisions

Revision 4c24792b
Added by Sebastian Dietrich about 8 years ago

initialize the tip window with the correct parent
eliminates the extra icon in the taskbar (fixes #8365)
establishes correct modal behaviour (fixes #8312)

Revision 95b26663
Added by Nathan Woodrow about 8 years ago

Merge pull request #2509 from SebDieBln/FixTipWindow

initialize tip window with correct parent widget (fixes #8312) (fixes #8365)


#1 Updated by Paolo Cavallini about 10 years ago

  • Target version changed from Version 2.0.0 to Future Release - High Priority

#2 Updated by Sebastian Dietrich about 8 years ago

See PR 2509 for a solution that also fixes #8312.

#3 Updated by Sebastian Dietrich about 8 years ago

  • Pull Request or Patch supplied changed from No to Yes
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

#4 Updated by Nathan Woodrow about 8 years ago

  • Status changed from Open to Closed

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