RCOD (Red Circle of Doom)

Lately I've finding that I am getting angrier and angrier with the RCOD. I don't know if it's that time of the month, or if there's something more sinister at play, but the damn thing really really annoys me. Sure, it's better than a pop up window that pops up every 2 seconds, but for some reason the RCOD is too 'distracting' visually to just ignore.

Even when I do succumb and click on it, I'm further punished by it taking a few seconds to actually pop up the dialog.

I'm wondering if I'm the only one who wants it to be a bit less visually demanding. For example, it shouldn't flash, and instead of the flashing animator thingy being reset every time a new exception is caught (resulted in RCOD jitters), a small and subtle number could be imposed on the RCOD showing how many exceptions it's currently crying about.

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On MacOS, "Bad File Descriptor" are a plague. I would give my neighbour
eye and arm for a "don't flash for this exception" button.
If only we had a way to tell IDEA that some exceptions are Ok, and that
they just need to be recorder, not reported...


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At least for EAP that've been noisy at purpose. We need those bugreports
and we need ensure it's been paid necessary attention.

BTW, I haven't seen any exception reports from you lately Hani :)) Does that
mean you no longer seeing RCOD or used to ignore that?


Maxim Shafirov
"Develop with pleasure!"

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Aww I didn't think you cared! I've been feeling somewhat depressed about the fixes so had given up on reporting them, but now that I know someone cares, I'll make sure to report all RCOD activity ;)


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