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From Greg Brown <gk_br...@verizon.net>
Subject Re: How to open two windows
Date Sat, 05 Mar 2011 21:48:53 GMT
I used Dialogs because they can be either modal or non-modal, whereas a Frame can only be non-modal.

On Mar 5, 2011, at 8:03 AM, Chris Bartlett wrote:

> 
> On 5 March 2011 14:48, mukadobo <mukadobo@gmail.com> wrote:
> I think whole state of affairs is because Pivot is using an extension of
> java.awt.Dialog (the HostDialog)  as the basis for the Display.  (Is this to
> make it work consistently between desktop and applet?).
> 
> I only started experimenting with multiple windows recently, and wondered the same thing.
 I was expecting it to be a java.awt.Frame like the primary window.
> 
> Greg - Are there technical reasons why additional native windows are Dialogs rather than
Frames?
> 
> Chris 


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