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Re: How to configure window focus behaviour?



Il Monday 14 January 2008 23:58:36 Cameron Simpson ha scritto:

> He's no so much annoyed by modal dialogues (which are an immense
> app UI design failure, but that's another topic), but that they
> TAKE THE FOCUS!
>
> You're typing away in a terminal, some dialogue pops up and your
> keyboard focus isn't in the terminal any more. If you're really
> lucky you were finishing a pargraph and pressed [Enter] and the
> dialogue took that as [OK] and did something. Who knows what? The
> dialogue will probably have closed itself!
>
> It's perfectly possible for a window manager to prevent this, and
> KDE can. So can FVWM.
>
> He's asking if the Gnome WM can prevent this. It's looking like
> maybe it can't.

you couldn't have explained this problem more clearly :)
I'm very susprised that so few users complain about this behaviour
of Gnome's WM


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