Diverse issues with r22526

Nikolas Arend Nikolas.Arend at gmx.net
Tue Jul 25 17:27:04 CEST 2006

Nikolas Arend wrote:
> Hi,
> my apologies in advance, but this is going to be a rather fuzzy report 
> about some issues I have with revision 22526 (which is why I didn't file 
> a bug report yet), because I can't tell which component is causing the 
> problems. I have a suspect though...
> Sometimes (well, rather often, but not always) when I try to change 
> Desktops via a keyboard shortcut, this will only work once (i.e. one 
> Desktop further). Then I'm unable to get any keyboard focus by clicking 
> in applications, Alt-Tab stops working,... actually all keyboard action. 
> Another side-effect is then that the panel would stop working correctly, 
> in my case it will not hide again and when trying to open the submenu of 
> a launcher, the arrow-button gets stuck. I have to kill the panel to get 
> autohide and normal functionality back.
> I can regain input focus for all applications, shortcuts, etc. by 
> launching an application from the panel (e.g. Terminal or Thunar), which 
> is then focused again correctly. No component is crashing actually, 
> hence no backtrace.
> I have the impression that the aforementioned behavior gets triggered 
> either by maximizing a window and/or switching desktops. Could this be 
> an issue with xfwm4's maximizing/focusing code? I noticed some recent 
> changes (e.g. the window boarders are not shown any more for maximized 
> windows).
> Sorry I can't be more specific, please tell me what other information 
> you need.

I just realized that when I turn off auto-hide of my second panel, the 
described problems _seem_to go away. They also _seem_ to start when 
hiding/unhiding it.

HTH,  Nick.

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