A quirk with xfwm4.

Rodrigo Coacci rcoacci at gmail.com
Tue Jun 13 20:27:58 CEST 2006

I've noticed that the window is rised and focused, BUT the focus isn't on
the text box, as it is without tabs (always new windows). I thnik that's
what Alexandre meant.

On 6/13/06, Alexander Toresson <alexander.toresson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/12/06, Alexandre Moreira <alexandream at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello, everyone.
> >
> > I've been in and out this list for quite some time now (since 4.0
> > betas) and this is the first time I think I have something to report
> > as a "bug" (although I am not really sure this is xfwm's fault).
> >
> > Here is the thing:
> > I have a Gaim instance running configured to open message windows in a
> > tabbed window. In the two WM I divide my time with (metacity and
> > xfwm4) there is a different behavior and I, myself, think that
> > metacity's one is the right one.
> >
> > Whenever I double click at the buddy list to open a new message
> > conversation window, in metacity it opens the new tab (ok... this is
> > Gaims responsability, so far no wm stuff) and gives the (pre existant)
> > window the focus (and rise it), so I can start typing right away.
> >
> > The same procedure while running xfwm4 (as it came with ubuntu, same
> > behavior with the 4.4 beta1 and a friend of mine says it does the same
> > with the most recent svn version) gives me Gaim opening the tab in the
> > window (same thing... no wm stuff involved) but keeping the window to
> > the background.
> >
> > I would like to know if this is the intended behavior... perhaps it
> > was Gaim's reponsability to set some kind of state flag so that we
> > give it the focus (and rise it) and xfwm4 has nothing to do with it...
> > or if its unexpected and should be fixed.
> >
> > If you would like any more specific information (I can reproduce the
> > "bug" whenever I want, so I can shoot, movie it, whatever you like)
> > just give me some feedback.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Alexandre Moreira.
> >
> > PS: This new release, overall, rules.
> Works for me: when I double-click a user to open a new tab, the
> conversation window is both risen and focused. What version of gaim is
> this?
> Regards, Alexander Toresson
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