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Re: Windows-toolbar behavior in gnome

On 6/20/06, Nyizsnyik Ferenc <nyizsa@bluebottle.com> wrote:
On Mon, 2006-06-19 at 14:11 -0600, edwardsa wrote:
> In the previous incarnation of gnome/X11 (sarge), when I click on the
> main window of an application, an associated window would be placed on
> top of all applications. In the testing distribution, when I do the same
> thing, a tile on the bottom toolbar flashes to let me know I should
> click it. The example that comes to mind is molden. If I click on the
> graphics window, I have to search the bottome toolbar to find which tile
> is flashing.  I have to say that this is really dumb. It now takes
> significantly more time to raise a window. Is there a switch/file I can
> change to get the old, efficient, behavior back?
> Art Edwards
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In your window manager preferences there should be some tick boxes
saying "Automatically give focus to newly created windows" and/or
"Automatically raise windows when they receive focus". They should do
the trick.

I searched for such functionality and failed (metacity). Help...

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