Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 108845
keyboard focus with command line applet
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:59:03 EDT
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Description of problem:
I cannot type into the command line applet in the gnome panels. I
have my desktop set to pointer focus (which seems to be the old
'sloppy focus'). When I move the mouse into the command line applet
to type a command, the focus remains with the last application window
the cusor was in and the keystrokes are reported to that application.
Clicking in the command applet does NOT help.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Set focus to pointer (Preferences | Window | click select when
mouse moves over)
2. Add command line applet to panel (right click in panel | Add to
Panel | Utility | Command Line)
3. Move mouse to applet and type something.
Actual Results: Key strokes are 'typed' into the last application
window the cursor was in (the window with the highlighted border).
Expected Results: The keystrokes should be typed into the command
I'm 'synced' with the rawhide directory.
I'm pretty sure this got fixed since - I believe it was a metacity bug.