[Blink] Inbound call dialog placement

Dan Pascu dan at ag-projects.com
Thu Jan 24 14:17:21 CET 2019

Dialogs have different placement rules that normal windows. I do not remember the rules for placing dialog windows for Qt5. It might be either on the same screen as the parent window or on the first screen.

There is some code in blink to control the placement, but that is only to make sure that different incoming dialogs do not overlap, because it only adjusts their position up/down on the same screen they were already assigned to by Qt5. If you want to play with it the code is in blink/sessions.py line 5065 (the IncomingDialogBase class with the showEvent method).

On 16 Jan 2019, at 18:38, Jeff Pyle wrote:

> Hello,
> On Blink 3.1.0 under KDE on Arch I notice the dialog box that pops on an inbound call is always centered on my first monitor.  It doesn't follow regular window placement rules.  How is this adjustable?  In my case, even if I could hard code it to the second monitor, that would be very helpful.
> Regards,
> Jeff
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