[Project_owners] window.focus() failing on Linux

Michael Vincent van Rantwijk, MultiZilla mv_van_rantwijk at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 26 09:32:49 PDT 2008


Jesper Staun Hansen wrote:
> Michael Vincent van Rantwijk, MultiZilla wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> 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.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Michael
> 
> Are you using "window focus follows mouse"?

Nope.  Just a standard Ubuntu installation (I would not have asked for 
help here if I did - I'm already comparing apples to oranges e.g. 
Mozilla Firefox v.s. SeaMonkey but that's about it).

Thanks,
Michael


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