Bug 831186 - Gnome 3 notification bar doesn't add focus to window when clicked on it
Gnome 3 notification bar doesn't add focus to window when clicked on it
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-desktop3 (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Richard Hughes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-06-12 08:34 EDT by Mario Torre
Modified: 2013-07-31 20:43 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2013-07-31 20:43:41 EDT
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Description Mario Torre 2012-06-12 08:34:28 EDT
Description of problem:

There are many issues with the notification area. This one is specifically about application focus when selected.

For example, let's suppose I use empathy to chat with a colleague. While typing something on another application, he sends me a message, so I get the notification in the notification area, but I don't click on it right away. At some point, I decide to click on the icon to see all the missed messages, the icon brigns me to the desktop where the telepathy window is located, but instead of focusing on it, it just show me the destkop in "task view" mode, often (doesn't seem to be always, though), the windows selected is also unfocused.

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How reproducible:
Seems to not be always reproduceable, but most often, you just need to follow the steps described in the description

Steps to Reproduce:
1. See above
Actual results:

Windows not in focus

Expected results:

Windows in focus, ready to accept keyboard input.
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