[Project_owners] window.focus() failing on Linux

Neil neil at parkwaycc.co.uk
Tue Aug 26 02:17:50 PDT 2008


Michael Vincent van Rantwijk, MultiZilla wrote:

> I can't get window.focus() to work on Ubuntu Linux.  It appears to be 
> limited to SeaMonkey because it works in Mozilla Firefox. Anyone found 
> a workaround for this bug?
>
> Note that calling window.focus() a number of times will bring the 
> window  in the foreground, but the title bar at the top has the wrong 
> color, as if it isn't really focused.

This is normal behaviour for window.focus() on Linux, and we use 
identical widget code; maybe your window manager special-cases Firefox?


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