[openbox] Openbox focus on dualhead system

David Anderson david.anderson at calixo.net
Sat Sep 25 06:46:25 EDT 2004

Hi again,

I should perhaps add that this behavious is not unique to openbox. I 
tried with a dual-Xfce display, and it exhibits the same glitch. I'll 
also add that I'm still running on XFree86 (waiting for debian to switch :/

It seems that even though the cursor switches from screen A to B, X 
client applications see the cursor wrapping to the other side of screen 
A. The focus seems to follow correctly for an instant (to screen B), but 
then returns to the last focused window on screen A. Only when I click 
to bring a window on screen B into focus is the switch actually noticed 
by client apps.

I'm going to test this on E16, as it seems that it is the only WM that 
is truly multihead aware (so the brochure says anyway), to see how it 
behaves. Maybe this is a glitch due to X itself, in which case I don't 
really see what could be done except hope that Xorg doesn't have it.

David Anderson

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