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From: n952162 <n952162@×××.de>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Re: FVWM: xterm*VT100.Translations only when mouse is over the window with focus
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2022 19:42:22
1 On 4/23/22 06:04, David Fries wrote:
2 > That sounds unusual, I tried both xterm and uxterm and they both
3 > behave like I expect with registering key presses including F1 as long
4 > as that xterm has focus no matter if the mouse is someplace else. It
5 > is the same behavior as other terminals and other programs.
6 > Style "*" SloppyFocus
7 >
8 > The left click xterm menu has a Secure Keyboard option. In this mode
9 > the xterm grabs the keyboard and doesn't give it up until it is
10 > minimized or you ask it to give it up. The idea is nothing else can
11 > grab your keyboard while you type in a password, for the paranoid I
12 > guess. You might want to read about it in the man page see securekbd,
13 > and see if once it grabs the keyboard if it still gets the keys no
14 > matter where the mouse is (what I see).
15 >
16 > The behavior you describe is something like what ssh-askpass-gnome
17 > does, only in that case it grabs the keyboard focus, then ignores all
18 > keys until the mouse is over it. I find this annoying because I have
19 > hotkeys to move the mouse around, which don't work because it has a
20 > keyboard grab.
23 Ah, sorry, I should have mentioned, ClickToFocus.
25 I am certain this is not some kind of subtle interplay of features, like
26 you're suggesting.  ClickToFocus does not behave this way on Linux, just
27 on Cygwin.