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Does not respect window manager policy - raising window




13 years ago
11 years ago


(Reporter: dbelan2, Unassigned)


1.5.0.x Branch

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)


(Whiteboard: CLOSEME 07/14)



13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux ppc; en-US; rv: Gecko/20060422 Firefox/
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux ppc; en-US; rv: Gecko/20060422 Firefox/

Firefox raises the window to the foreground when the mouse cursor is moved in a Flash square on a page.  I do not click in the window in the background.

I use WindowMaker on Gentoo Linux.
WindowMaker is configured with:
1) focus follow mouse
2) click to raise
I do not click and the windows get raise.

Note that I don't even have the Flash plugin installed.  I does it when I go on white square that are supposed to have Flash animation.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open 2 Firefox Window A and B.  Choose B such that it has a Flash animation or Flash white square (if you don't have Flash installed).
2. Have window B behind window A with some overlap.
3. Move the mouse to the Flash square on window B.
4. Window B will be brought to the foreground (in front of window A) even if no click is performed.
Actual Results:  

Background window gets move to the foreground without clicking.

Expected Results:  

Background window should stay in the background unless I click on it.
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv:1.9a1) Gecko/20060426 Minefield/3.0a1 - Build ID: 0000000000

Comment 2

12 years ago
Same problem for me since a few weeks.

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20060909 Firefox/
Shockwave Flash 7.0 r25
FVWM 2.5.12-5 on Debian stable

How to repeat:
1) Go to a page with Flash, like
2) Lower Firefox window so that it is partially overlapped, say by rxvt
3) Hover over the Flash animation for 1 or 2 seconds
4) Suddenly the Firefox window is automatically raised!

Of course, my window manager is not configured for autoraise,
not even raise on click. And my Firefox blocks popups
Reporter, do you still see this problem with the latest Firefox 2? If not, can you please close this bug as WORKSFORME. Thanks!
Whiteboard: CLOSEME 07/14
Version: unspecified → 1.5.0.x Branch
Closing as incomplete -> no feedback

Reporter: if you still see this Problem with a recent Firefox Release or Firefox 3 Beta 5, feel free to reopen.
Last Resolved: 11 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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