[openbox] Focus follows mouse vs sloppy focus

cassowary at fastmail.fm cassowary at fastmail.fm
Thu Mar 28 19:45:32 EDT 2013

Sorry for replying to my own message so quickly after I posted it, but I
read the source code and found the answer: unfocusOnLeave in the focus
section. It's not included in the default configuration (if that's a
distro thing, I'm using Arch), nor is it mentioned on the Wiki that I
can see (not even on the focus follows mouse page), so perhaps it can be

On Fri, Mar 29, 2013, at 12:08 AM, Tristan McLeay wrote:
> G'day
> I'm currently giving OpenBox a try after focus follows mouse was broken
> in newer versions of Sawfish. OpenBox seems to be very good at making
> sure that the window under the pointer always has the focus, which is
> good. But it seems that if no window is under the pointer, the last
> window to have been under the pointer keeps the focus. This is a feature
> I know of as "sloppy focus". Is it possible to disable this feature, so
> that when no window is under the pointer, no window is focused?
> Thanks
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> Tristan
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