[openbox] Citrix Thin Client Project - Focus Issues

Dana Jansens danakj at orodu.net
Tue Apr 1 11:55:43 EDT 2014

On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 5:21 AM, Emilien RICHARD <emilien at erichard.fr> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm working on a Linux-based thin client project. I'm experiencing some
> issues with Citrix Receiver 13.0. For your information, Citrix Receiver is
> used to access Windows applications in SaaS mode.
> Alt-Tab doesn't work, I can select the window but it doesn't get the focus
> and it isn't put foreground. On the attached screen shot (
> http://hpics.li/b3ef9a8 ) you can see what happen. The window 2 is the
> one I have selected with Alt-Tab and the window 1 is the one which has
> focus and is on top. On the panel at the bottom of the screen you can see
> that the window 2 seems to be on top but it doesn't and with the panel the
> click on a window raise the window without problems.
> Citrix Receiver isn't an open source software so I can't see how it handle
> windows. I'm trying to modify openbox, I want to program a workaround that
> force to raise the window on Alt-Tab. Where can I start looking in the
> sources to force it?

It sounds like the window isn't raising, but also isn't getting focused?
You could use openbox --debug (and --debug-focus for even more info) to try
see what's going on.

> Thank you for your help.
> Emilien RICHARD
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