Bug 70531 - alt-tab dont always work when the mouse is in the middle of the screen
Summary: alt-tab dont always work when the mouse is in the middle of the screen
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: metacity   
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Havoc Pennington
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Keywords: MoveUpstream, Triaged
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Blocks: 79579
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-08-02 08:50 UTC by Dams
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-12 21:57:23 UTC
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Description Dams 2002-08-02 08:50:48 UTC
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.5 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020712

Description of problem:
The alt-tab binding dont always work when the mouse is in the middle of the
screen (inside the window

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Move the mouse pointer in the middle of the screen where the alt-tab little
window should appear
2. Press alt-tab
3. Release alt-tab

Actual Results:  Sometimes the little window stay on top in the middle of the
screen, I have to click in it to make it disappear and the focused window is
still the same. It's not possible to presse again alt-tab to "unlock".. But
moving the mouse and pressing alt-tab after works ...

Expected Results:  Should change the focused window.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-08-07 20:22:55 UTC
Do you use sloppy focus or click-to-focus?

Can you try the latest metacity 2.4.0 when it appears in Rawhide?

Comment 2 Dams 2002-09-03 13:34:52 UTC
[dnade@enclume ~]# rpm -q metacity                                             

Problem still exists. :(

Comment 3 Havoc Pennington 2003-01-12 21:57:23 UTC
Works fine for me with latest

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