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bug #45306: The focus does not follow tab selection

Submitter:  Doug Stewart <dastew>
Submitted:  Fri 12 Jun 2015 02:11:16 AM UTC
Category:  GUI Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  None
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  doug stewart Open/Closed:  * Closed
Release:  * 4.0.0 Operating System:  * Any
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
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Fri 16 Oct 2015 09:10:49 AM UTC, comment #7: 

Fixed with changeset
in the stable branch.

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Group Member
Sat 13 Jun 2015 12:05:19 PM UTC, comment #6: 

This now also shows up one more annoying thing.

When the editor is docked the blinking cursor
in the editor tabs, stays blinking when the focus is moved to the command window.

When undocked it works as it should.

This is a different bug but probably related.

Doug Stewart <dastew>
Sat 13 Jun 2015 11:57:28 AM UTC, comment #5: 

Yes when undocked it works correctly
for me too.

Doug Stewart <dastew>
Sat 13 Jun 2015 11:22:18 AM UTC, comment #4: 

I can confirm the issue on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Qt 4.8.6, but the editor has to be docked. It seems that the focus of the tab (not the edit area) does not automatically activate the dock widget in this case.

Torsten Lilge <ttl>
Group Member
Sat 13 Jun 2015 07:01:22 AM UTC, comment #3: 

doug@speedy:~$ qmake --version
QMake version 3.0
Using Qt version 5.2.1 in /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu

Doug Stewart <dastew>
Sat 13 Jun 2015 01:47:39 AM UTC, comment #2: 

I am on Ubuntu 14.04
not sure which Qt I am using

I tried
octave -f
and still see the problem.

Doug Stewart <dastew>
Sat 13 Jun 2015 12:19:06 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Works for me.  Linux, Kubuntu 12.04 LTS, Qt 4.8.1.

What OS and Qt version are you running?  Can you try running octave with the '-f' flag so that no configuration files are read?

Rik <rik5>
Group administrator
Fri 12 Jun 2015 02:11:16 AM UTC, original submission:  

To reproduce.
1) start two files in 2 tabs.

2) in tab 2 put a small prog that can be run

3) press the save and execute button
4) now with the mouse select tab 1
5) start typing

On my setup the typing ends up in the command window, not the tab 1 window.

I have 6 tabs open and after running some code I can select any tab and then start typing and it goes to the command window.
After you force the focus to move to any editor window then the focus move with the tab selection.

It should move the focus to the tab that has just been selected.

Doug Stewart <dastew>


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    2015-11-21 rik5 StatusReady For Test Fixed
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    2015-10-16 ttl StatusConfirmed Ready For Test
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    2015-06-14 rik5 StatusWorks For Me Confirmed
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    2015-06-13 rik5 StatusNone Works For Me

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