Bug 849000 - Incorrect window focus handling leads to inconsistent user experience
Incorrect window focus handling leads to inconsistent user experience
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On: 652664
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Reported: 2012-08-16 23:23 EDT by Amit Shah
Modified: 2014-02-05 07:04 EST (History)
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Clone Of: 652664
Last Closed: 2014-02-05 07:04:36 EST
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Description Amit Shah 2012-08-16 23:23:28 EDT
The orig. bug was against gnome-panel, but gnome-shell has a similar behaviour: open a few evince documents, a firefox window, some terminals, and logout (with session save/restore enabled).  Upon re-login, the alt+tab behaviour is weird till the time all the evince and firefox windows are given focus at least once.

+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #652664 +++

Description of problem:

1. Open firefox in Workspace 1
2. Open email app in Workspace 2
3. Click on 'open link' on any link in Workspace 2
4. Link should get opened in the already-open firefox on Workspace 1, causing a flashing firefox icon in the panel in Workspace 2.
5. Open a new app (any app, doesn't matter which) in Workspace 2.
6. Use Alt+Tab to switch to mail window.  Doesn't work as the firefox icon gets counted among apps to switch to.  (Also, releasing the alt button to switch to firefox window doesn't work as well, since it's on a different workspace).
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