focus follows mouse question

Alexander Toresson alexander.toresson at
Fri Jun 2 19:19:00 CEST 2006

On 6/2/06, Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at> wrote:
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> Alexander Toresson a écrit :
> > On 6/2/06, jouke hijlkema <Jouke.Hylkema at> wrote:
> >> I've got a bit of a problem using focus follows mouse wile  doing  a
> >> drag and drop in thunderbird.
> >
> > Indeed, it happens here too. I see it as a bug, or, rather, probably
> > as a possibility noone had thought of. In the meantime, you could try
> > first dragging to the entry in the taskbar of the window you want to
> > drag too, hover above it until it gets focused, then drop it in the
> > window.
> Well, not really, the mouse is grabbed by the app and the WM doesn't get
> the usual enter/leave events required to track focus...

Ah, unfixable then. At least by xfce/you. Btw, if the application
grabs the mouse, how does the taskbar and the pager know when you drag
and hover above one of them?

Regards, Alexander Toresson

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