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Re: closing emacsclient always focuses another emacs window


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: closing emacsclient always focuses another emacs window
Date: Sat, 08 Mar 2014 19:57:15 +0200

> From: Michael Heerdegen <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 08 Mar 2014 18:45:55 +0100
> 
> As far as I understood, the OP wants that the X window that had focus
> before emacsclient was called gets focus back, and not any Emacs frame.
> I.e., Emacs would "give up" its focus for the benefit of the last
> focused X window.  Without killing Emacs, of course.

That's my understanding as well.

> I don't think that this is possible, but I agree that it could be a
> desirable behavior.

As long as Emacs does not forcibly raises one of its other frames (on
my system and with Emacs 23.4, it doesn't), which other window gets
focus is up to the window manager, AFAIU.  FWIW, I see the desired
behavior on my system, so it's not impossible.



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