bugGNU Octave - Bugs: bug #59701, GUI doesn't activate unless I...


bug #59701: GUI doesn't activate unless I click on it.

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Wed 16 Dec 2020 07:45:16 AM UTC  
Category:  GUI Severity:  1 - Wish
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Feature Request
Status:  Ready For Test Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Originator Email:  -email is unavailable-
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  6.1.0
Operating System:  Microsoft Windows

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Sun 20 Dec 2020 06:42:01 PM UTC, comment #4: 

The feature is implemented by cset http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/66af654b3485 that I have pushed to the default branch.

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Project Member
Sat 19 Dec 2020 06:28:02 PM UTC, comment #3: 

I am working on a patch for the default branch.

Just to be sure: You are using "focus follows mouse" for your desktop and this does not work for the widgets docked to the main window but for floating widgets. However, if the command window, which is docked to the main window, has focus and you move the mouse away and back to the main window, the command window gets focus again. Is this correct?

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Project Member
Fri 18 Dec 2020 06:14:18 AM UTC, comment #2: 

Thank you for your return. It is quite annoying. I hope you come up with a solution for it. Thank you.

Wed 16 Dec 2020 06:02:48 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks for the report. I guess you refer to the "focus follows mouse" policy? This only seems to work for floating widgets, as hovering with the mouse over docked widgets does not change the current focus (and does not emit the QApplication::focusChanged signal). I have to find out whether this is not supported by Qt or whether Octave breaks something here.

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Project Member
Wed 16 Dec 2020 07:45:16 AM UTC, original submission:  

When I return typing, immediately after relocating my mouse onto octave, it doesn't allow me to type in the command window unless I click on the window.



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    2020-12-19 ttl Severity3 - Normal => 1 - Wish
        Item GroupPerformance => Feature Request

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