[openbox] Claws-Mail and lost focus

Dana Jansens dana at orodu.net
Tue Aug 30 12:17:02 EDT 2011


On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 5:04 PM, Andrew Gaydenko <a at gaydenko.com> wrote:
> Hi!
> Claws-Mail is yet the only application I have noticed having problems with focus. Steps to reproduce are:
> 1. open two apps on a desktop X, being Claws-Mail one og the apps
> 2. select (focus) Claws-Mail
> 3. switch to desktop Y
> 4. return to desktop X
> Result: Claws-Mail is still above another (opened on desktop X) app, but it is that second app who accepts keyboard input.
> At my case Firefox played the role of that second app, and it is very funny to see Claws-Mail, but - via Alt-F - to navigate Firefox menu.
> BTW, tint2 also shows the second app to be active.
> Can anybody suggest ideas for further issue investigation? Which window/application properties are in the game? How to browse and direct them? Workarounds? Additional action for desktop X switch key?
> //---- lyrics ---
> I have switched from KDE to OpenBox just few days ago and very happy with this migration. Indeed. Very. And it is the only issue I have. Unfortunately, it is rather annoying issue as far as mail client is one of the main app I use during all the day (and, you see, night also).
> Under other WM/DE which I have tried there were not any such problems with Claws-Mail (or any other apps).

Could you open a bug report in the bugzilla for this problem?  It
sounds sketchy and I'd like to look at it, and keep track of it in


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