xfwm4 focus proposal

Alexander Toresson alexander.toresson at gmail.com
Sun May 20 14:59:10 CEST 2007

On 5/17/07, Xavier Otazu <xotazu at cvc.uab.es> wrote:
>         Hello:
>         I am not reading this mail-list for the last weeks. I don't
> know if somebody already suggested it. If it is the case, excuse me for
> the double posting.
>         I would like to suggest a new focus behaviour for the xfwm4.
> Actually, when changing focus using the Alt+Tab shorcut, the newly
> focused windows raises. Could it be possible not to raise it?
> This behaviour could be defined by the user in the settings manager with
> an option similar to the "raise when click". In fact, even if "raise
> when focus" is deactivated (which is really why I want when changing
> using Alt+Tab) it raises.
>         I think this new behaviour is iseful when you want to maintain
> some order on the overlaping windows but you want to change focus
> between windows without changing its overlaping.
> Thanks a lot!
> cheers
> Xavier

Sounds like a reasonable feature request to me. As noone has replied
yet, I'd suggest filing a feature request in the bts for it to not be

Regards, Alexander Toresson

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