[LAU] qjackctl bubbles

Rui Nuno Capela rncbc at rncbc.org
Sun May 11 20:38:25 UTC 2014

On 05/11/2014 09:23 PM, Peter P. wrote:
> * Rui Nuno Capela <rncbc at rncbc.org> [2014-05-11 15:36]:
>> On 05/11/2014 07:12 PM, Peter P. wrote:
>>> Hi list,
>>> dear Rui,
>>> I am a happy qjackctl user. Nevertheless after more than five years I
>>> must say that I have already learnt that jackd will continue to run if
>>> I close the qjackctl main window and leave it there as system tray.
>>> The same goes for the bubbles that announce a problem, or the need to
>>> restart after doing changes.
>>> Is there any chance this might be addressed in a future update,
>>> like as a configurable option? Could one at least try to comment it
>>> out in the source code and recompile?
>> the bubbles stays there for about 5 seconds then disappear. what
>> harm comes from that?
> Thanks for your kind reply. I just still get distracted by it and
> am somehow prompted to click it away, furthermore it always covers
> qjackctls main window, which happens to happily live in my bottom
> right corner of the desktop.
>> and yes, one could make it there a "don't ask me again" checkboxbut
>> one would have to code just that from scratch--rewrite a system-tray
>> bubble (sub)class from the ground up--it happens that i might not be
>> _that_ willing someone just yet
> Totally understood. Thank you for giving me your view on that.
>> maybe there's already code out there that you can rip off yourself?
>> it's not jack nor audio related, it's a pure qt-gui thing cf.
>> QSystemTrayIcon::showMessage()
> Thank you! Perhaps a shorter timeout can already solve the thing for me.
> Did you set it explicitely or are the 5 seconds you mention a system
> default?
> http://doc.qt.digia.com/4.6/qsystemtrayicon.html#showMessage
> I couldn't find it by neither briefly reading the source code of
> qjackctl, nor by grepping, but I am not very good at this either I am
> afraid.

void QSystemTrayIcon::showMessage ( const QString & title, const QString 
& message, MessageIcon icon = Information, int millisecondsTimeoutHint = 
10000 )

my bad. it's actually 10 seconds (millisecondsTimeoutHint = 10000)

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