OSX version still has issues with IDEA popup menus

In the OSX version there are still issues with popup menus that should either be dialogs or heavyweight disappearing. This is most obvious in the popup menu that comes up on ctrl+ins in order to make the popup menu appear for generating code.

Please either make this a heavyweight or provide some other mechanism to launch the dialog box appear that allows code generation.

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Gregory Pierce <no_mail@jetbrains.com> wrote:

In the OSX version there are still issues with popup menus that should
either be dialogs or heavyweight disappearing. This is most obvious in
the popup menu that comes up on ctrl+ins in order to make the popup menu
appear for generating code.


Is this influenced by the idea.popup.weight property in the Info.plist
file? You could try to set that to heavy.

Anyway, screen menubar also needs to be fixed (too much whitespace above
first menu entry).

Dirk Dittert

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Dirk Dittert <dittert@despammed.com> wrote:

Anyway, screen menubar also needs to be fixed (too much whitespace above
first menu entry).


And you might want to take a look at
http://www.roydesign.net/mrjadapter/ It should make catching Apple-Q
pretty easy.

Dirk Dittert

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In article <1g23ngi.1jhffd0t35dosN%dittert@despammed.com>,
dittert@despammed.com (Dirk Dittert) wrote:

Dirk Dittert <dittert@despammed.com> wrote:

Anyway, screen menubar also needs to be fixed (too much whitespace above
first menu entry).


And you might want to take a look at
http://www.roydesign.net/mrjadapter/ It should make catching Apple-Q
pretty easy.


I was going to suggest that IntelliJ create a simple Mac OS X-native
wrapper application for IDEA that handles menus, dialog boxes, etc.,
correctly. But MRJ Adapter might be good enough, or at least a good
start.

While IDEA is relatively usable on Mac OS X, it's a bit quirky and
doesn't quite "feel" right. I bet it could be made into a first-class
Mac OS X app without too much extra work, perhaps by hiring a Mac expert
(if one isn't already on the team) or by contracting out to a Mac
development shop like Omni Group or to one of the Mac IDEA users (not
me).

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Erik Hanson <ehanson-lists@eh.cdeh.org> wrote:

I was going to suggest that IntelliJ create a simple Mac OS X-native
wrapper application for IDEA that handles menus, dialog boxes, etc.,
correctly. But MRJ Adapter might be good enough, or at least a good
start.


That's why I was pointing these two things out. It should be possible to
fix these two things within an afternoon.

Dirk Dittert

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