How to make IDEA task bar button flash

Every once in a while I let IDEA do some longer running task and do some other work in a different application. When IDEA has finished that task, the IDEA button in the task bar (I'm using Windows, BTW) starts flashing.

Is there a way to force that behavior in the OpenAPI?

Best regards,
Jens

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Hello Jens,

Every once in a while I let IDEA do some longer running task and do
some other work in a different application. When IDEA has finished
that task, the IDEA button in the task bar (I'm using Windows, BTW)
starts flashing.

Is there a way to force that behavior in the OpenAPI?


Just request the focus. :) This is standard Windows behavior which has nothing
to do with our OpenAPI.

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Dmitry Jemerov
Software Developer
JetBrains, Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com/
"Develop with Pleasure!"


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Just request the focus. :)


Hello Dmitry,

yes, I had been pondering that, but I don't know on which Component.

Regards,
Jens

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Just request the focus. :)


Hello Dmitry,

yes, I had been pondering that, but I don't know on
which Component.


No hint? How do I get a suitable AWT component on which to call requestFocus() from the Project object?

Regards,
Jens

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Hello Jens,

No hint? How do I get a suitable AWT component on which to call
requestFocus() from the Project object?


WindowManager.getInstance().getFrame(project)

--
Dmitry Jemerov
Software Developer
JetBrains, Inc.
http://www.jetbrains.com/
"Develop with Pleasure!"


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Hi Dmitry,

thanks for the quick response; however calling requestFocus() on that component has no effect, no blinking at all. :(

Regards,
Jens

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