Re: FC5 + new gnome terminal goes to background

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Ron Yorston <[email protected]> writes:

> It's not something I'd ever want, but there are people out there who
> never want new windows to take focus from the one they're working in.

I'd say that applies to "unsolicited" windows, that open even if I did not
request them. An example is the Gaim conversation window, which opens when
somebody sends you a message. If I'm typing into another window and it
steals my focus, I'll be disrupted and irritated. Windows that I request to
be opened, e.g. by starting an application or selecting a menu entry (that
leads to a dialog box) in an open application, should IMO get the focus.

I'm not sure how the window manager can identify these "unsolicited"
windows though.


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