XEMBED: Preventing focus loops

Owen Taylor otaylor at redhat.com
Fri Aug 22 22:19:21 EEST 2003

On Fri, 2003-08-22 at 14:57, John Meacham wrote:
> Out of curiosity, what is wrong with having an embedee just have a
> property like DOESNT_TAKE_FOCUS on it's window (similar to the one
> described in the ICCM) and have the embeder skip such embedees itself?
> obviously, the emebedee would have to be able to change this property at
> any time depending on the state of it's controls. although, perhaps
> there is something obvious I am missing...

Well, it would be quite hard to implement for GTK+,
since the way you find out if widget can take focus
is to try to focus it.


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