Re: loss of focus with only one window open

Benjamin J. Tracy (
Tue, 5 Jan 1999 10:37:13 -0500 (EST)


Pardon me if this is a silly question.. How are you starting an xterm if
you have no windows open?  Are you starting it from wharf, or a menu or


On Tue, 5 Jan 1999, Jeff Jadwin wrote:

> This may not classify as a bug, but it can be downright annoying
> sometimes.  I first experienced it with AS that I was using with
> my RedHat 5.1 system.  I recently upgraded to 1.6.6 using the rpm, and
> it is still occuring.  It may even be an X thing, I'm really not sure.
> What happens is that when I start an app without any others running, the
> window quickly loses focus.  I can start an xterm, and if I'm quick I
> can type 2 or 3 charcters before it loses focus.  Then I have to click
> on it to regain the focus (I use ClickToFocus in my feel) and everything
> is ok.  As long as I have at least one window open already, it doesn't
> happen, but if I close out all windows then start one, it quickly loses
> the focus.  Has anyone else experienced this behavior?
>         Jeff
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