Switching to KDE with ALT-TAB always opens the menu

Ralf Habacker ralf.habacker at freenet.de
Mon Feb 23 23:25:12 CET 2004

On Friday 06 February 2004 15:21, Dominik Stadler wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using KDE 3.1.4 for Cygwin in "multiwindow" mode where
> KDE-Applications are shown as separate tasks in Windows.
> Normally I have konsole running to connect to some Unix-boxes. When I
> switch with ALT-Tab to this window, it seems that the release of the
> ALT-Key from using ALT-Tab is sent to konsole, because I always get the
> menu selected and can not type away, but have to press ESC first before I
> can start typing.
> This is very annoying as it is different as with other
> Windows applications.
> Is there a way to configure KDE/Cygwin so it doesn't do this?

1. Does this happens also when using startx -multiwindow   & ? 
2. This is an issue, in which nobody has investigated how to fix currently, so 
any hints are welcome. 


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