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Re: XWin -multiwindow and XEmacs/gnuclient -- cannot get autoraise
- From: Harold Bamford <harold dot bamford at sciatl dot com>
- To: cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 9 Dec 2004 00:30:31 +0000 (UTC)
- Subject: Re: XWin -multiwindow and XEmacs/gnuclient -- cannot get autoraise
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Alexander Gottwald <Alexander.Gottwald <at> s1999.tu-chemnitz.de> writes:
> Harold Bamford wrote:
> > I tried this using XWin without the builtin window manager (using twm or
> > as the window manager) and then autoraise seems to work. But this is not a
> > good environment for me as I need constant access to both the X windows and
> > the PC.
> > I have done quite a bit of searching of the web and FAQs and manual pages
> > cannot find this even mentioned. So either it is so obvious that no-one
> > possibly need it explained, or it has just never come up. Or I used the
> > keywords in the searches.
> It seems this feature has not been implemented in the internal window
> > So, what's the secret to getting this to work?
> There are basicly 3 possible ways
> - wait until someone has the time to dig up documentation how the autoraise
> should work and fixes that bug
> - dig up the documentation yourself and report which window manager message
> should be handled
> - fix it yourself
> The fastest is most likely number two.
Thanks. Unfortunately, it would take me a great deal of time to learn enough
about the internals of window managers that I could make a coherent report. I
guess I'll just live with the problem for now.
I was hoping that this was a known problem with a known solution.