Re: how to focus on desktop automatically if no windows open?

On Thu, 2005-11-10 at 15:49 -0600, Shaun McCance wrote:
> On Sun, 2005-11-06 at 14:28 -0500, Brandon Kuczenski wrote:
> > I'm using Gnome 2.10.2 on Debian.  Sometimes I like to use the keyboard 
> > instead of the mouse to navigate the desktop.  However, if I close a 
> > window (using, e.g., M-F4) I go into what appears to be a 'no-focus' 
> > state: pressing the arrow keys, tab key, enter, etc.. doesn't do anything.
> > 
> > I know I can bind a key to "Hide all windows and focus the desktop" in the 
> > Keyboard Shortcuts dialog; is there any way to focus the desktop by 
> > default if no windows are open?
> Not to my knowledge, but this seems like a pretty reasonable
> behavior for Metacity (Gnome's window manager) to have.  I'm
> CCing metacity-devel-list.

Metacity is doubtless focusing something or other. Try typing and see
what it is...


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