[openbox] When click does the raising

Mikael Magnusson mangosoft at comhem.se
Sun Oct 26 10:11:27 EST 2003

On Sun, 26 Oct 2003, John Russell wrote:

> Does anyone know of a way to configure openbox so that
> windows are focused when you first click on them, but
> _raised_ when you release the mouse button.  
> IMO this would be insanely useful for people who like
> to drag and drop files from file managers into ....
> well anything... and people who don't care wouldn't
> even notice.  
> Scenario
> You click on a text editor to raise it.  It now just
> covers the file manager of your choice but you can
> still see the files.  With the raise not happening
> until after you release the mouse, you could click on
> a file from the manager and drag it to the editor
> without having the filemanager raise up and cover then
> editor.   Wouldn't that be cool??
> BTW, I already have this in my rc.xml and it doesn't
> work how I think it should.  Unless I'm confused about
> the difference between click and press.  (press is the
> down motion, click is the complete up and down). 
>   <mousebind button="Left" action="Click">
>         <action name="Raise"/>
>       </mousebind>
>       <mousebind button="Left" action="Press">
>         <action name="Focus"/>
>       </mousebind>
> Anyone know how to do this?  Thanks

Try changing Click to Release

> John
> =====
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Mikael Magnusson

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