[Sidefx-houdini-list] python: creating a pop up message that will wait for 15 seconds then choose the default

Robert Kelly isstuff at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 18:08:06 EST 2011


i had thought that could be a way around it or even a better way to
solve the problem, But I thought it would be helpful to know how to
have a time out menu.

I think i will have a menu choice's of 'always version up' , always
overwrite' , 'always ask'


On 17 January 2011 14:15, Georg Duemlein <rdg at preset.de> wrote:
> I wouldn't consider this good UI design practice.
> Why not have a checkbox "skip confirmations" instead?
> If true this will do whatever the script does but skips all confirmations.
>
>> On Monday Jan 17 at 13:07, Robert Kelly wrote:
>>> python: creating a pop up message that will wait for 15 seconds then
>>> choose the default
>>>
>>> I need to ask the user if they want to overwrite existing files but
>>> this call back may be run while the user is away and i wish the
>>> default choice to selected after a delay if the user does not choose
>>> an option.
>>>
>>> Any ideas of how to atack this problem. I would like to use the hou.ui
>>> stuff to start with before looking into pyqt or things like that.
>>>
>>>
>>> thanks
>>> Robert.
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