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Render window don't close from Windows taskbar thumbnail
Open, Confirmed, LowPublic


System Information
Windows 10x64 Home Ru Version 1607 Build 14393.639
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 with 378.66 NVIDIA drivers
Intel Core i7-4790K

Blender Version
2.78c x64 e92f235283
2.79 testbuild2 x64 248bba81e7a
2.79 daily build x64 66383ea
Worked: (optional)

Short description of error
When rendering to separate window, this windows won't close by clicking on "close" button in the Windows taskbar thumbnail (If blender main window or render window is active, close button may sometimes work).
But after that render window will close automaticaly when blender window is activated (on mouseover, atl-tab etc.)
With blender 2.04 button is work, but it close blender instead render window.

Exact steps for others to reproduce the error

  1. Switch render display to "New Window"
  2. Render by F12
  3. Click somewhere outside to deactivate blender.
  4. Try to close render widow from Windows taskbar thumbnail - close button is not work.
  5. Move mouse over blender - render window will close automatically.



Event Timeline

Bastien Montagne (mont29) triaged this task as Confirmed, Low priority.

Not sure we can do much here? It’s kind of Blender not having focus issue most likely, so it cannot handle own events, or something like that I’d guess… We need a windows dev to have a look at this, but would really no consider this as high priority issue.