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Re: [vox-tech] Ximian (aka helix) - window focus question
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Re: [vox-tech] Ximian (aka helix) - window focus question

Thank you, that was it.  the prompt is totally unintuitive (an now that I've 
used the functionality, I realize I don't really like it)


Jay Strauss

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "William Kendrick" <nbs@sonic.net>
To: <vox-tech@franz.mother.com>
Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2001 2:44 PM
Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Ximian (aka helix) - window focus question

> > 
> > I've started using ximian (gnome).  Its nice, but I can't figure out
> > how to make a window get focus as I mouse over it (a la fvwm2).  If 
> > this makes any sense, and you know how to do it, the help would be 
> > much appreciated.
> The standard windowmanager with Gnome nowadays is "sawfish."
> You can change its settings from the Gnome Control center, under
> the "Sawfish window manager" settings.
> If your foot menu is set up the same way as mine, you can actually get
> to the "Focus behavior" directly.
> (Foot -> Settings -> Sawfish... -> Focus...)
> Change the "When does the mouse pointer affect the input focus"
> setting from "Click" to one of the other two (depending on your taste).
> Enjoy! :)
> -bill!
> (using Gnome libs 1.2.11, Gnome Control Center 1.2.2 and sawfish 0.36)

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