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Re: mouse-autoselect-window

From: Stephen Berman
Subject: Re: mouse-autoselect-window
Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2007 14:56:12 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

On Wed, 05 Sep 2007 12:49:27 +0200 David Kastrup <address@hidden> wrote:

> "Robert J. Chassell" <address@hidden> writes:
>> Re `mouse-autoselect-window' on a Microsoft operating system
>>     When you move the mouse to a different frame ... the focus remains
>>     in the last window the mouse was in in the old frame.
>> `mouse-autoselect-window' works fine on a GNU/Linux Debian testing
>> operating system updated this morning, using this morning's CVS of GNU
>> Emacs, Wed, 2007 Sep 5 09:58 UTC,
>> By `works fine', I mean, focus follows mouse from one frame to another
>> and, on both windows I tested, into another window in the same frame.
> Do you have a window manager with a click-to-focus policy (and an
> according setting of focus-follows-mouse to nil)?  Because if you
> don't, you are comparing apples and oranges.
>> I have been using `mouse-autoselect-window' successfully for a long
>> time in instances of GNU Emacs on a free operating system.  It looks
>> like a bug in the restricted code.
> Only if you use click-to-focus in your window manager.  Anyway, it
> sounds to me like mouse-autoselect-window in connection with
> click-to-focus would be a rather useless setting, anyway.  So the
> problem appears more like a user configuration error than anything
> else.

I disagree.  I'm running Emacs on GNU/Linux under KDE, I have a
click-to-focus policy but also have mouse-autoselect-window set to t,
because I want to have autoselection between split windows within a
single frame.  I also observe the same behavior that Drew Adams

Steve Berman

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