[ubuntu-uk] Lost again
fred at ezcomputers.co.uk
Thu Feb 22 09:23:09 GMT 2007
Toby Smithe wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-02-21 at 22:35 +0000, baza wrote:
>> On Wed, 2007-02-21 at 22:30 +0000, Alan Pope wrote:
>>> On Wed, Feb 21, 2007 at 09:05:57PM +0000, Robin Menneer wrote:
>>>> My ubutu has an unwelcome of opening new files behind the current window,
>>>> not in front of it. How do I reverse this, please,so that by default, the
>>>> new file opens in front ?
>>> Forgive me if what I am about to suggest implies that you are some kind of imbecile, that is not my intention..
>>> I have seen this problem occur when a user double clicks an icon in a window (such as a file in a nautilus file browser) and doesn't wait for the resulting program to finish loading, but instead
>>> clicks again somewhere in that same window. This could be clicking a third time on the icon in question, or maybe clicking somewhere else. This causes the desktop "focus" to be trained on that window
>>> and not the new one appearing, so the new one appears "behind" the current one.
>>> Could that be it or am I barking up the wrong tree?
>> It's not you. Mine has started doing this since I installed Beryl. It's
>> annoying eh?
> Yes - focus stealing prevention in Beryl is pretty broken atm.
Been lurking for a while, first time I had an answer for a problem! I'm
at work now so can't tell you exactly where to look, but in the settings
manager there is a setting for focus stealing prevention - set it to
none and the problem goes away. Or at least it did for me.
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