Bug 102799 - clicking on window no longer brings it to front.
Summary: clicking on window no longer brings it to front.
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Product: Red Hat Linux Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: metacity   
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Version: beta1
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 2003-08-21 11:12 UTC by David Woodhouse
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:57 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-04 05:03:24 UTC
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Description David Woodhouse 2003-08-21 11:12:15 UTC
In previous versions of Red Hat Linux, clicking on a window would bring it to
the front of other windows which overlapped it. That no longer works -- you
can't bring a window to the front with the mouse unless you can see its title
bar or a border.

This is surprisingly painful -- I hadn't realised how often I used this :)

I can't see any way to enable it again.

Comment 1 Michael Lee Yohe 2003-08-22 18:44:18 UTC
I can't reproduce this with the latest Rawhide Metacity.  What version are you
running?  And what applications are you testing with?

Comment 2 David Woodhouse 2003-09-25 14:51:29 UTC
Every version of metacity which has been in Severn since I reported the bug, and
all applications. 

Hitting Alt-Button1 brings a window to the front; just Button1 doesn't.

Comment 3 Havoc Pennington 2003-10-04 05:03:24 UTC
Moved to http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=115072

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