Automatic focus settings

Alexander Toresson alexander.toresson at
Fri Nov 11 17:17:06 CET 2005

On 11/11/05, Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at> wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-11-11 at 16:02 +0100, Harold wrote:
> >  I want to restart this discussion because it's the only thing that
> > keeps getting me annoyed when using the best desktop environment
> > available...
> I think it's been covered already. What you want is focus stealing
> prevention. There is a (documented) hidden option for that in xfwm4 4.2.
> Support has been improved in 4.3.
> The system, however, requires that the applications properly set the
> property _NET_WM_USER_TIME on user input. Not all applications are
> compatible with this protocol (and even among those which are
> compatible, some don't set the property accurately IMHO).

Is support for _NET_WM_USER_TIME built into gtk2 or does every
application have to implement this feature?

Regards, Alexander Toresson

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