Bug 126174 - DND from maximized background window moves it into foreground
DND from maximized background window moves it into foreground
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: metacity (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 2004-06-16 23:45 EDT by Ivan Gyurdiev
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-11-10 00:08:55 EST
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Description Ivan Gyurdiev 2004-06-16 23:45:38 EDT
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Description of problem:
Hi. I tried to DND something from a background maximized window into a
foreground window, and the source window went into foreground, hiding
the target window. The point of spatial nautilus is to make DND easy.
Therefore this is a bug.

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Comment 1 Ivan Gyurdiev 2004-07-22 20:08:05 EDT
30+ days, still not fixed and no reply.

Comment 2 Ivan Gyurdiev 2004-08-16 00:52:20 EDT
Actually I guess DND from any window brings it into foreground which
is even worse. 50+ days, no reply.

Comment 3 Alexander Larsson 2004-08-26 10:05:17 EDT
This is a window manager issue. Nautilus is not what is moving the
window to the front. This is not a simple thing to solve, as X doesn't
currently have a way that lets you fix it in a good way. 
Comment 4 Alexander Larsson 2004-10-05 09:02:24 EDT
Assigning to metacity, as there might be some way to solve this in the
window manager.

hp? This is a common problem, is there any way to solve it?
Comment 5 Havoc Pennington 2004-11-10 00:08:55 EST

This is a fairly hard issue, it won't be fixed overnight.
It needs to happen at gnome.org though, not here.

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