[openbox] 3rc2 focus prob.

Ryan Freeman ryan at slipgate.org
Thu Oct 9 17:48:25 EDT 2003

On Thu, 9 Oct 2003 11:55:41 -0500
Mike <logan at dct.com> wrote:

> On Thursday, October 09, 2003 at 04:18PM, Mikael Magnusson wrote:
> >On Thu, 9 Oct 2003, Tom wrote:
> >
> >> Hi,
> >>   Though my prob might be a rc1 thing.  compiled and installed rc2
> >( > btw, thanks good work! ), and my prob is still here.  I use
> >"follow > mouse" focus (see below) exclusivly.  So now the problem:
> >>     When lowering a window via my configured 'ctl+alt+downarrow'
> >focus > "sticks" with the lowered window, not the now "moused"
> >window.  This > wasn't a prob pre "rc".
> >> Am I missing something?
> >
> >follow mouse only follows if you do something with the mouse, like
> >moving the mouse on top of a window, or lower something by clicking,
> >it doesnt change focus if a window is moved under the mouse for some
> >other reason.
> Whoops I didn't see this reply, but I disagree that it should stick
> with the lowered window (or until you do something with the mouse).
> The only way you can focus the window is to mouse off, then back in,

I find this behavior quite annoying as well.

> and with a large, maximized, or fullscreen window, that sucks.
> Otherwise you'd have to click to focus the window, and that's really
> not
> keeping with the "follow mouse"/sloppy-focus scheme.
> Certainly not behavior I'd want to see for the duration of openbox3.
> :P

me neither. I hope there is some way to come to a compromise. :)

- ryan

relax, turn around and take my hand

More information about the openbox mailing list