Focus and xftaskbar problems

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Sat Jan 25 23:53:25 CET 2003

Hi all,

This finished to convince me that I needed to avoid focus on the taskbar
(which cause exactly that kind of problems)

This is now done and pretty neat. Even if you click in the taskbar or
its pager, the focus stays to the app windows.

Oh, and I almost forgot, there is now an option to display tasks from
all workspaces.

On Sat, 2003-01-25 at 19:55, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> Hi Mickael,
> On Sat, 2003-01-25 at 19:05, Michael Jakl wrote:
> > is it possible to focus an window (preferable the last I've been working
> > in) after changing the workspace? By now the xftaskbar (or the panel) gets 
> > the focus.
> > I think it would increase the usability...
> Well that's already the case if you use Alt+Left/Right to switch between
> workspaces. But, when you click on the taskbat/panel, that click gives
> focus to the panel/taskbar, so it's a "normal behaviour"...
> > Second question:
> > I'm running xmms with the playlist editor open. Whenever I minimize xmms
> > both get minimized --> ok! But when I click on the button in the
> > xftaskbar only the playlist opens. After that I've to close the playlist
> > and click (again) on the button in the xftaskbar.
> > As far as I can remember, this "problem" didn't occure with a previous
> > version of the taskbar (I guess around 10.01.2003).
> That makes sense. The fix occurs in xfwm4 though (so that it works with
> GNOME panel too)
> Cheers,
Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at>

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