[openbox] Focus follows mouse...

Dana Jansens danakj at orodu.net
Wed Oct 16 16:04:48 EDT 2013

On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 11:09 AM, Bjørn T Johansen <btj at havleik.no> wrote:

> Hi...
> Just reinstalled my computer this weekend and opted for Openbox and after
> some configurations, I am starting to feel very satisfied... :)
> But I have a small problem. I like the feature where focus follow mouse
> and it is working as it should, for the most part. But when using IntelliJ
> IDEA (a Java IDE), I have a problem with popup windows/dialogs. I can
> click on a button to open a dialog and the dialog opens. But when I try to
> click anything inside the dialog, it is the mainwindow below that responds
> (and has focus) and I am not able to gain focus inside the open dialog...
> If I disable the focus follow mouse feature then everything works as
> expected...
> Is this a known problem or? Know problem with Java? Any
> workarounds/configuration to make it work?

I don't know about this, can you file a bug please with the reproducible
steps in it?


> Regards,
> --
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> Bjørn T Johansen
> btj at havleik.no
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> Satanic messages"
> To which someone replied:
> "It's even worse than that; play it forwards and it installs Windows"
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