jEdit hypersearch window focus on Ubuntu

Colin Law clanlaw at
Fri Jun 19 12:53:43 UTC 2009

2009/6/19 NoOp <glgxg at>:
> On 06/17/2009 05:54 AM, Colin Law wrote:
>> I have a problem using jEdit on Ubuntu. I have tried the jEdit forum
>> without success.  Perhaps someone here can offer some suggestions.
>> I am using jEdit 4.3pre16, java 1.6.0_10 on Ubuntu 8.10.
>> The problem is that when I perform a hypersearch, the floating
>> hypersearch window is given the focus (its title bar changes colour if
>> the bar is visible on screen) but it is not popped up on top of any
>> other application's windows that may cover it.  If the window is
>> completely covered by other windows then I have to manually select it
>> in the task bar (which minimises it) then select it again to pop it up.
>> It works fine in XP, but then not much else does.
>> Colin
> You might try filing a bug:

Good idea, I will do that.

Many thanks all for the help.


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