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Re: Re: How to configure window focus behaviour?



>From: Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net>
>Date: 2008/01/14 Mon PM 03:37:31 CST
>To: For users of Fedora <fedora-list redhat com>
>Subject: Re: How to configure window focus behaviour?

>On Mon, 2008-01-14 at 15:55 +0100, Nico Sabbi wrote:
>> Il Monday 14 January 2008 15:10:18 Aaron Konstam ha scritto:
>> > On Mon, 2008-01-14 at 12:29 +0100, Nico Sabbi wrote:
>> > > Il Monday 14 January 2008 12:23:09 Tim ha scritto:
>> > > > On Mon, 2008-01-14 at 10:43 +0100, Nico Sabbi wrote:
>> > > > > in gnome I can't find a way to disable the auto-focus feature
>> > > > > of dialog windows:
>> > > >
>> > > > You might add which release of Fedora you're playing with to
>> > > > your message.  It may change the way you go about changing it.
>> > >
>> > > Fedora 8
>> >
>> > Look under: System->Preferences->Look and Feel->Windows
>> > --
>> 
>> I see an option to enable "focus follows mouse", but nothing to
>> prevent focus stealing
>> 
>Then I guess I am unclear about what you are calling focus stealing.
>Could you explain further?
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I begin to suspect that the OP doesn't like the fact that pop up dialog windows are "modal". That is, when they come up they "steal" the focus until they are attended to or you divert focus manually.  

I don't know if there is a way around that from within the GUI.

~~R


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