Re: Changing focus from one window to another

"Ian King" <king eiffel com> writes:
> I have a program that has two top level windows, one with a button, one with
> a text entry in it.  It is set up so that when I click the button, the focus
> is set to the text entry in the other window using
> gtk_widget_set_focus(entry_widget).  However, the window containing the
> entry widget doesn't receive the focus.  Am I doing something wrong?

GTK can't change the focus between toplevel windows, only the window
manager can do that.

(You can try calling XSetInputFocus() as a low-level hack, but 
if the user is using focus-follows-mouse or something it won't work
out very well.)


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