Bug#747810: mate-terminal: clicking on tab can prevent input

John Paul Adrian Glaubitz glaubitz at physik.fu-berlin.de
Sun May 11 19:47:26 UTC 2014

On 05/11/2014 09:28 PM, brian m. carlson wrote:
>> The current behavior is predictable and not erroneous, the double click
>> sets the focus to the tab so you can cycle through the tabs with your
>> cursor keys.
> Why would I need that when I have Ctrl-Page Up and Ctrl-Page Down?  It's
> inconsistent with the way that other vte-based terminal programs such as
> xfce4-terminal do it.  Back when I used GNOME, I don't recall
> gnome-terminal doing this, either, although apparently it does now.

It's obviously very debatable which is why I didn't close this bug but
set it to wishlist. It's a design decision I guess, so maybe some of
the Mate upstream developers should chime in and comment what was the
original intent if it was actually changed after Mate was forked from


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