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Re: [opensuse] Prevent applications from stealing focus in Gnome
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list3@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2007 08:27:37 -0400
  • Message-id: <1187699257.9403.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tue, 2007-08-21 at 13:35 +0200, Clayton wrote:
> The more I work with Gnome, the more annoyed with it I become.
> 
> In KDE, there is a config setting where you can tell it to prevent
> applications from stealing focus.   Is there anything at all in Gnome
> that is similar?
> 
> I start up applications in Gnome, and continue working on/in another
> application (eg a document or an email)... when the app I started
> finally surfaces, it steals the focus and I end up typing a whack of
> stuff into the new application.  I guess I am too impatient.  In KDE I
> can set it to start apps in the background and it works perfectly.  I
> have yet to find such a setting in this Gnome thing.
> 
> Any suggestions?  Or this yet another feature that was removed from Gnome?
> 
> C.

Wouldn't that be a bug? I can't imagine why they would remove
'features'.

Ken

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