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Re: adventures with window managers

On Tuesday 13 September 2005 07:59 pm, David Purton wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 12:51:59AM +0100, Adam Hardy wrote:
> > Angelo Bertolli on 13/09/05 19:16, wrote:
> > >Antonio Rodriguez wrote:
> > >>On Tue, Sep 13, 2005 at 05:39:58PM +0100, Adam Hardy wrote:
> > >>>This thread is turning into a bit of monologue. Does nobody else have
> > >>>issues with their window manager? Or even better, solved them?
> > >>
> > >>Adam, keep talking. It is an interesting monologue.
> > >
> > >Yes, I'd like to find out a way to keep windows from stealing focus if
> > >at all possible.  I tried a couple of window managers with gnome a long
> > >time ago, but had no luck.
> >
> > What exactly do you mean by stealing focus? I see different behaviour
> > from different window managers. For instance enlightenment gives focus
> > to the window that the mouse is over, but without bringing it forward.
> Not sure if what you mean, but it really annoys me that in gnome 2.10,
> when you open an app then, go back to a different app and keep using it
> while waiting for the new one to load, as soon as the new one finishes
> loading and displays, it steals the focus - very annoying. I heard a
> rumour that this is fixed in 2.12

Yes,  this is exactly what I'm talking about.  Long-loading programs like 
Mozilla and OpenOffice.org are annoying this way.  I thought the fault was 
with Metacity though.

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