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Bug 215264 - SHFT-CTL-ALT-<[left|right] arrow> doesn't initially drag current window when moving between desktops.
SHFT-CTL-ALT-<[left|right] arrow> doesn't initially drag current window when ...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: compiz (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Kristian Høgsberg
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Reported: 2006-11-12 22:43 EST by Rodd Clarkson
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-03-28 23:46:02 EDT
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Description Rodd Clarkson 2006-11-12 22:43:03 EST
Description of problem:

You can use SHFT-CTL-ALT-<[left|right] arrow> to move the currently focused
window from one desktop to the next, but it (often) doesn't work on the initial

Strangely, you often need to use CTL-ALT-<[left|right] arrow> twice (once to
move to another desktop, and again to return) before SHFT-CTL-ALT-<[left|right]
arrow> works.

I suspect that the application is grabbing the keystrokes and that the move from
one desktop to another and back releases this and allows the SHIFT to 'hold' the

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How reproducible:

Frequently.  I works some times, other times it doesn't.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  At various moments try using SHFT-CTL-ALT-<[left|right] arrow> the currenly
focused window to another desktop.  If often doesn't come without the hack above.
Comment 1 Kristian Høgsberg 2007-03-28 22:36:30 EDT
I can't reproduce this, does it still happen with the latest compiz and X
server?  Have you noticed anything special when this happens, is there some kind
of pattern?
Comment 2 Rodd Clarkson 2007-03-28 23:46:02 EDT
This seems to have resolved itself.  I can't trigger it in any case.

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