flash plugin causes window to auto-raise on mouse-over




15 years ago
13 years ago


(Reporter: jwz, Assigned: peterlubczynski-bugs)



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15 years ago
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040116

Sometimes -- but not always -- moving the mouse over a flash plugin in a Mozilla
window will cause that window to auto-raise (move to the top of the window stack.)

Application windows should never, ever auto-raise themselves -- that's a
decision that must be left to the window manager.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
I don't fully understand the conditions under which the window auto-raises, but
I can reproduce it at will.

   1. Open http://www.macromedia.com/software/flash/ in a Mozilla window
      on the left side of the screen.
   2. Place any other window to the right, such that it overlaps the Mozilla
      window by about half.
   3. Raise the window on the right, and leave the mouse inside it.
   4. Move the mouse from the right window to the left window such that when
      the mouse enters the left window, it is on top of the Flash rectangle
      (the menu-bar thingy at the top of the page.)
   5. The left window should have auto-raised.

   6. If it did not, slowly move the mouse upward, toward the menubar.
      It should raise when the mouse leaves the Flash rectangle and enters
      the URL bar / toolbar.

The weird thing about this is, if the transition from the R to L window occurs
over a part of the document that is *not* Flash, the auto-raise thing doesn't
happen.  It seems to only happen if you move directly from one window to the
flash portion of another window.

It sounds like someone is probably confused about the "detail" member of
XCrossingEvent, since the behavior seems to depend on which variety of
EnterNotify/LeaveNotify event was generated.

Mozilla 1.6 - Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040116
Red Hat Linux release 9 (Shrike)
Linux.jwz.org 2.4.20-8smp #1 SMP Thu Mar 13 16:43:01 EST 2003 i686 athlon i386
Gnome 1.4 (gnome-libs-1.4.2-0.ximian.6.8)
Window manager: sawfish-1.3-1 in point-to-type (focus follows mouse) mode
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