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Re: Window Focus

From: Adam Fedor
Subject: Re: Window Focus
Date: 20 Nov 2003 08:37:34 -0700

On Thu, 2003-11-20 at 06:36, Benhur Stein wrote:
> On 2003-11-20 06:55:22 -0200 Björn Giesler <address@hidden> wrote:
> > On 2003-11-20 08:49:12 +0100 address@hidden wrote:
> >> nice to hear. is it in cvs?
> > 
> > Yes it is, and it's indeed extremely nice.
> > There's one more weirdness I have with WindowMaker and GNUstep apps: When 
> > Foo.app has more than one window open, and I switch to Foo.app from another 
> > app by clicking on one of Foo.app's windows, the focus goes to the *first* 
> > window of Foo.app, not (necessarily) the one I clicked on. Only the second 
> > click will assign focus correctly.
> This was one problem I had before the last patch. Now it works perfectly for 
> me.
> Maybe it is a configuration or version difference on wmaker. One option that
> seems to influence focusing behaviour is "Do not have applications receive the
> click used to focus windows" in windowmaker. I have it unchecked.

Yes, it *should* work no matter how the WM is set up (well, expect
focus-follows-mouse), but it doesn't. Sometimes X refuses to honor focus
requests from the application when the WM is in a certain mode (perhaps
the WM is intercepting the messages?).

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