Popup Windows cause active Desktop to switch

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Fri Jan 30 15:33:10 GMT 2004


On Friday 30 January 2004 12:32, Malte Sch√ľnemann wrote:
> I am running KDE version 3.1.4 . When working in one of my Desktops
> (defined 6) and a popup comes up in another desktop, the focus is set to
> this new window causing the active Desktop to switch to the new one.
>
> Things like this happen e.g. during YOU, RealPlayer (when connection is
> lost) and other incidents.
>
> This is very annoying as it interupts current work. How can I avoid this
> behaviour ?

Unfortunately you can't do anything than wait for KDE3.2 or using a different 
window manager than KWin.
KWin of 3.2 will have some improvments for this "focus stealing" problem.

Cheers,
Kevin

-- 
Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
www.mrunix.de - Unix/Linux programming forum
www.qtforum.org - Qt programming forum
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