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Window under pointer not focused when switching workspaces

asked 2012-10-10 03:05:09 +0000

Berryicern gravatar image

Scenario: Workspace 1 contains two xterms vertically split and workspace 2 contains two xterms vertically split. focus_follows_mouse is set to yes and all window borders are set to one pixel.

When switching workspaces with $mod-NUM, the windows that were most recently focused in each workspace remain focused irrespective of the mouse pointer position in the newly entered workspace. Is it possible to always force window focus to be under the mouse pointer?

My question may also be related to this post, so I apologize if this is a duplicate.

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answered 2012-10-10 04:07:05 +0000

Michael gravatar image

It is intended that the last focused window of the destination workspace gets focused when switching workspaces. If you want to set focus to where the mouse is, click once.

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Thanks and I wanted to make sure I hadn't overlooked a configuration option.

Berryicern gravatar imageBerryicern ( 2012-10-10 05:56:45 +0000 )edit

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