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Feature request: add a "Focus follows mouse on monitor change" mode for xfwm4


Description Steve Dodier-Lazaro editbugs 2009-10-10 17:30:08 CEST

I'm a fan of the "click to focus" mode, but with two monitors it's getting painful, as, each time I switch to my other monitor, I have to click before I can get started working. I'd love having the following happen:

When my mouse goes to another monitor, xfwm turns into "focus follows mouse" mode, till the mouse stops moving. Then, it goes back to "click to focus".

This would allow easily grabbing focus on a new window when going on another monitor, without having to always watch for the mouse's position.

If you don't want to implement this yourself, please give me some pointers to where I should look at in order to do it myself :)

Thanks in advance.
Comment 1 Silvio Knizek 2012-10-26 13:50:54 CEST
I vote this feature +1.
Comment 2 Git Bot editbugs 2020-05-29 11:42:23 CEST
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Bug #5856

Reported by:
Steve Dodier-Lazaro
Reported on: 2009-10-10
Last modified on: 2020-05-29


Olivier Fourdan
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