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00005341 - BacklogBugpublic2019-10-04 11:14
ReporterW4PCAssigned ToW4PC 
Status feedbackResolutionopen 
PlatformPCOSWindowsOS Version64-bit Pro
Summary0000534: DM-780 - Annoying Placement of Radio Pane during Macro Edit
DescriptionIf you do any amount of work editing DM-780 macros, this soon begins to get really annoying. Why is the macro edit Radio pane 'always on top' and why is it positioned over the macro editing pane?

Could we please get this annoyance fixed? Thanks.
Steps To ReproduceRight click on any macro in the macro list that has radio control commands.
If one does not exist, create one.
Notice the behavior of the radio control dialog.
Additional InformationIf you move the main macro edit dialog left and the RC dialog to the right, and then close using the OK button, the screen position of the main macro edit dialog is remembered and pops up there on the next open. However the RC dialog consistently pops up center screen - i.e. the new position is not remembered.

- Remove the modal property of the RC dialog
- Make it's position relatively to the right of the macro edit dialog (if possible), or make it's new position (user moved) persistent from one open to the next.
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TestingNot Started


child of 0001566 assignedKB3NPH Macro issues (parent) 



2017-08-18 07:38

developer   ~0004021

When Editing a Radio Control Macro, the Radio Pane dialog does pop up right over top of the Macro edit dialog. The RC dialog can be dragged aside, but I can see where if you were doing alot of macro editing of RC macros, it could get to be an annoyance.

Also, the RC dialog is modal and remains on top even if the main DM window is minimized.

See screenshot.


2017-08-18 07:47

developer   ~0004022

Screenshot added


2019-10-04 11:14

developer   ~0008746

I guess the problem here is that we want one window to appear in a different location, with different parenting. All this would need to be workable is some repro steps -- how to access the macro list and the window in question, in particular.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2013-12-21 18:56 W4PC New Issue
2013-12-21 18:58 W4PC Project 2 - Next Dev List (Holding Area) => @5@
2014-02-01 01:40 WA9PIE Relationship added child of 0001566
2014-02-01 01:40 WA9PIE Release => (select)
2014-02-01 01:40 WA9PIE Module => (select)
2014-02-01 01:40 WA9PIE Sub-Module => (select)
2014-02-01 01:40 WA9PIE Report Build => (select)
2014-02-01 01:40 WA9PIE Status new => acknowledged
2014-02-02 14:31 WA9PIE Summary DM-780 - Annoying Placement of Radio Pane during Macro Edit => Bug: DM-780 - Annoying Placement of Radio Pane during Macro Edit
2015-09-17 13:06 WA9PIE Module (select) => DM780
2015-09-17 13:17 WA9PIE Category DM-780 => Bug
2015-09-17 13:19 WA9PIE Project @5@ => 1 - Backlog
2015-09-29 16:09 WA9PIE Fix Build => (select)
2015-09-29 16:09 WA9PIE Summary Bug: DM-780 - Annoying Placement of Radio Pane during Macro Edit => DM-780 - Annoying Placement of Radio Pane during Macro Edit
2017-08-18 07:38 n4kit Note Added: 0004021
2017-08-18 07:46 n4kit Steps to Reproduce Updated View Revisions
2017-08-18 07:46 n4kit Additional Information Updated View Revisions
2017-08-18 07:46 n4kit Sub-Module (select) => Macros
2017-08-18 07:46 n4kit Testing => Not Started
2017-08-18 07:47 n4kit File Added:
2017-08-18 07:47 n4kit Note Added: 0004022
2017-08-18 07:48 n4kit Status acknowledged => confirmed
2019-10-04 11:14 K7ZCZ Assigned To => K7ZCZ
2019-10-04 11:14 K7ZCZ Status confirmed => feedback
2019-10-04 11:14 K7ZCZ Note Added: 0008746
2019-10-04 11:14 K7ZCZ Assigned To K7ZCZ => W4PC