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Bug 116214 - Dictionary entry widget on panel won't take focus
Dictionary entry widget on panel won't take focus
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: metacity (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
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Blocks: FC2Target
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Reported: 2004-02-18 22:54 EST by John Ellson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-25 16:06:11 EDT
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Description John Ellson 2004-02-18 22:54:28 EST
Description of problem:
It is not possible to enter a dictionary lookup, or even to obtain
a cursor, in the dictionary lookup widget on the panel.
Click on it and it fails to accept focus.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.add-to-panel -> accessories ->dictionary-lookup
2.click on entry box 
Actual results:
fils to accept focus

Expected results:
ability to enter lookup term into widget on panel.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Daniel Reed 2004-02-24 09:23:43 EST
This only occurs when there are open windows on the desktop; if you
close all open windows, or simply minimize them, the dictionary should
immediately accept focus. A short-term workaround would be to minimize
all windows when you need to use the dictionary, but I will look into
Comment 2 John Ellson 2004-02-24 11:35:34 EST
Interesting, except that I had to close all windows on all six
desktops; not just the current desktop.  Not a very satisfactory
work-around ;-)

A simpler workaround is to click on the Lookup button to get a
Dictionary window.

If I'm going to be stuck with that workaound I'd prefer that the
widget didn't waste all that space on the panel for the non-functional
entry area.

Comment 3 Elijah Newren 2004-05-21 15:25:36 EDT
This is a duplicate of bug 108674, bug 108675, and also the upstream
115072 from bugzilla.gnome.org.  It has been fixed.

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