Bug 18222

Summary: Middle-click should lose focus (compiz)
Product: xorg Reporter: Ken Harris <kengruven>
Component: App/compizAssignee: David Reveman <reveman>
Status: RESOLVED INVALID QA Contact: Xorg Project Team <xorg-team>
Severity: minor    
Priority: medium    
Version: 7.3 (2007.09)   
Hardware: x86-64 (AMD64)   
OS: Linux (All)   
i915 platform: i915 features:

Description Ken Harris 2008-10-25 14:31:19 UTC
Middle-clicking on the titlebar lowers it, but doesn't change focus: the bottom window keeps focus.  In <http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=135786> we discussed and changed this in Metacity.  Basically, in click-to-focus mode, we don't want to break the "focused window is on top" invariant.  See the discussion on Gnome bug #135786 for the long version.

I tried this with the current release version of Ubuntu, which I guess is Ubuntu 8.04 / Xorg 7.3.  I'm not running it right now, so I can't check easily.

I read somewhere that Compiz was basically trying to have the same behavior as Metacity.  I don't know if that's an actual concern, but the Compiz behavior is both different from Metacity, and internally inconsistent.
Comment 1 Adam Jackson 2018-06-12 19:07:12 UTC
Mass closure: This bug has been untouched for more than six years, and is not
obviously still valid. Please reopen this bug or file a new report if you continue to experience issues with current releases.

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