[openbox] sloppy focus "stealing"
mithat_konar at yahoo.com
Sun May 1 01:41:13 EDT 2011
----- Original Message -----
> From: Anthony Thyssen <A.Thyssen at griffith.edu.au>
> To: openbox at icculus.org
> Cc: Mithat Konar <mithat_konar at yahoo.com>
> Sent: Sunday, May 1, 2011 3:15 AM
> Subject: Re: [openbox] sloppy focus "stealing"
> On Sat, 30 Apr 2011 06:18:25 -0700 (PDT)
> Mithat Konar <mithat_konar at yahoo.com> wrote:
> | This may be a RTFA but I have and ... :-(
> | I've got a bit of RSI going and find that sloppy focus (i.e., focus follow
> mouse) helps a bit because it cuts down on the number of clicks I need to do.
> However, there is one use case where it gets me into trouble:
> | 1) An app brings up a dialog
> | 2) The mouse gets nudged (or is moved too slowly), and before I can access the
> dialog, another app (or the same app if it's a non-modal dialog) gets the
> focus, obscuring the dialog box.
> | In both cases, having a "snap to new window" or even "snap to
> default widget on new window" would prevent this. Is this possible with OB?
> It sounds like you not only have "focus follows mouse" but also
I've experimented with turning off auto-raise, but for my purposes (minimizing mouse clicks) it has the downside of requiring clicks to raise.
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