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"wmctrl -a" don't give ths focus to the window.


Description Leon Waldman 2016-07-20 00:55:21 CEST
I'm on Ubuntu Studio 16.04 and wmctrl -a doesn't work as expected.

According to wmctrl man page:
-a <WIN> 
Switch to the desktop containing the  window  <WIN>,  raise the window, and give it focus.

I have focus follow the mouse on.

I think the focus should change only on mouse entering a window and not stay only on the window currently under the mouse.

This is possibly a digression from the bug https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6484

It does indeed raise the window, but the focus remains on the window under the mouse and, if the "Focus follows mouse" option is disabled, the wmctrl -a works as intended.

If you need any more details, just let me know and I will provide. :)

Comment 1 Git Bot editbugs 2020-05-29 12:11:40 CEST
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Bug #12716

Reported by:
Leon Waldman
Reported on: 2016-07-20
Last modified on: 2020-05-29


Olivier Fourdan
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