[Xquartz-dev] Xquartz-dev Digest, Vol 78, Issue 10

René J.V. Bertin rjvbertin at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 12:40:40 PDT 2015

On Monday March 23 2015 12:00:02 xquartz-dev-request at lists.macosforge.org wrote:

> With an xterm window open and focused, simply open the Help menu in
> XQuartz's menu bar.  Since the Search item in that menu has a text field
> that receives focus, it steals it from the xterm window.  When you dismiss
> the menu, the xterm window does not get focus back.  I suspect that the
> problem with external apps stealing focus is similar.
> Something similar happens if you bring up the About XQuartz window and then
> close it.  Or the Preferences window.  Etc.

Is that really a valid, representative example? In that case you're generating mouse events yourself that take away focus.

I do have my focus set to "follow mouse", btw. That may alleviate any issues for me.


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