focus issues

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Tue May 6 21:11:02 CEST 2003


I don't know about "epistrophy" nor what it really does, but if you try
without and if that proves to work, then it means that "epistrophy"
isn't supported.


On Tue, 2003-05-06 at 19:32, Matthew Weier OPhinney wrote:
> I'm using xfwm4 from 20030428; I'm running without xfce/taskbar/iconbox;
> just the window manager (and mcs, of course). I am using epistrophy
> (from openbox) to provide keybindings, such as switching between
> workspaces, shading windows, switching between windows.
> I've setup xfwm with the following focus settings:
>     Focus follows mouse
>     automatically give focus to newly created windows
>     raise window when clicking on application window
> When working on the same workspace, everything works as expected. When I
> switch *between* workspaces, things get a little fuzzier.
> I can't always reproduce it, but it appears to primarily occur when I
> switch workspaces using keybindings. "It" is the following: even though
> my pointer is over a particular window, it doesn't receive focus; this
> happens even when that window is the only one present on that workspace.
> I have to either click in the window or switch to it using a keybinding
> in order to grab focus.
> Has anyone else noticed this? If so, has it been corrected in CVS, or do
> I need to keep observing until I can reproduce it?
Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at>

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