Bug#510543: gimp: Newly opened files sometimes appear under old window

Dylan Thurston dpt at math.columbia.edu
Thu Feb 5 12:35:23 UTC 2009

On Sun, Jan 18, 2009 at 10:37:23AM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> forwarded 510543 http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=562519
> thanks
> Le dimanche 18 janvier 2009 à 02:35 -0500, Dylan Thurston a écrit :
> > On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 04:26:02PM -0500, Ari Pollak wrote:
> > > I'll reassign it to metacity, though you may be able to work around the
> > > problem by setting /apps/metacity/general/focus_new_windows in
> > > gconf-editor. Openbox doesn't exhibit this behavior even when "focus new
> > > windows" is disabled.
> > 
> > I'm not sure which value you intend to set it to?  There are two
> > options, smart and strict; what do you meen by "disabled"?  In any
> > case, the new window does get the focus, it's just not raised.
> Did you happen to set /apps/metacity/general/raise_on_click to false?
> IIRC this also has an impact on this issue.

I had raise_on_click set to true (checked in gconf-editor).  If I set
it to false, then the problematic behaviour seems to go away in my
limited testing, which if I understand correctly is the reverse of
what you were expecting.

--Dylan Thurston

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