[Mono-bugs] [Bug 544939] New: Issue with system tray icon menu

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           Summary: Issue with system tray icon menu
    Classification: Mono
           Product: Mono: Class Libraries
           Version: 2.4.x
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: Normal
          Priority: P5 - None
         Component: Windows.Forms
        AssignedTo: mono-bugs at lists.ximian.com
        ReportedBy: novell at game-point.net
         QAContact: mono-bugs at lists.ximian.com
          Found By: ---

User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:
Gecko/20090715 Firefox/3.5.1

When right-clicking to get a popup menu for a system tray icon when the icon's
owner has a modal dialog displaying (I tested on Gnome/Ubuntu), the menu's
behaviour is screwed up.

I have an example project which demonstrates this happening; you can get it via
SVN anonymous checkout at:

Compile the projects and run the GooeyUtilitiesTester project; click 'modal
dialog', then try right-clicking on the system tray icon on a Mono platform.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a project with a form that can display a modal dialog and creates a
system tray icon with a menu, using NotifyIcon.ContextMenu.
2. Display the modal dialog.
3. Right-click the system tray icon.
Actual Results:  
Tray menu appears but is unclickable.  In addition, right-clicking on the form
again pops up duplicates of the tray menu.

Expected Results:  
The tray menu pops up as it would if no modal dialog was displaying, and is

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