Nope - Re: One more please -- on how can I get my new windows to appear in front

Justin Denick justin.denick at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 14:49:27 BST 2005


Go to the kde control center>periphs>mouse and look at the options
there. I'd be more exact but I'm not at a linux box this moment.

On 6/2/05, Oward Smyahoo <hsm1th at yahoo.com> wrote:
> The problem is that KDE windows do not have a
> "None of the above" option; how can I deactivate BOTH.
>  If I pick "stay on top" it ALWAYS stays on top and so
> hides new ones....if I pick
> "stay below" it ALWAYS stays below even if I want to
> read it a few minutes later.  I want to be able to
> have the window allow new windows to be visible, but
> also to move to the top when I want to chose it
> with a single click or keystoke (not with a menu
> sequence that must be executed from the often hidden
> windowbar). Like for example all the
> windows in (Argh) WinXP: you click on any part, and
> the window moves to the front.  Or Solaris:  you push
> the "front" key and the window comes to the front.
> KDE has a complicated focus and action settings,
> but I can't see how to address this simple need.
> 
> 
> --- Tim M√ľnchen <kdelist at privatepanic.de> wrote:
> 
> > Oward Smyahoo wrote:
> > > One more question if you don't mind....
> > > Now that the new window opens in the front, I
> > can't
> > > get the original window that is now behind (and as
> > you
> > > specified tagged as "Advanced - Keep Below
> > Others") to
> > > come forward --- unless I click on the title bar
> > and
> > > select "Advanced" "Keep above others".
> > >
> > > Isn't there some way to tell the obscured window
> > > (maybe in the ACTIONS menu in the window) to have
> > a
> > > mouse click (left, midlle, whatever) raise the
> > back
> > > window to the front when I click or alt-click
> > anywhere
> > > on that back window? This seems to be a problem
> > > whether or not the "focus" flows the mouse.
> > >
> > > Thanks!!
> > >
> >
> >
> > How about you just deactivate both "stay on top" and
> > "keep below" ?? Windows
> > with "stay on top" stay on top, and windows with
> > "keep below" keep below... what
> > is there so hard to understand ;-)
> >
> >
> > Tim
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