Windows stealing focus

  montyburns 16:30 08 Mar 04

How do I stop windows stealing focus from the ones I'm already working on?

I know "Tweak" has a tweak for it, and I'm using it, but it isn't stopping it!

Any help appreciated


  Diodorus Siculus 17:06 08 Mar 04

Do you mean TweakUI? If so, there should be an option there to tell new windows to flash a few times rather than steal the focus. A reboot may be necessary before the option works.

  montyburns 19:11 08 Mar 04

Yeah sorry, I do mean TweakUI!

It does do the flash thing, but not always.

It can be really annoying if a window nicks the focus. It can happen just as you are typing a password in - your attention goes while you make sure you are typing the right combination, then look up to find you've typed the password into a visible document...!

Not good!

  Diodorus Siculus 21:19 08 Mar 04

montyburns - yes, I know the feeling! I have done it more than once. I'd be interested in a solution too.

  applebaum 15:22 02 Sep 04

Is this a new "feature" from Service Pack 2? t's really ticking me off!

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