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From Andrei Pozolotin <andrei.pozolo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: KeyListeners on ImageView
Date Wed, 09 Mar 2011 01:53:41 GMT
please count my vote for Bills request

-------- Original Message  --------
Subject: Re: KeyListeners on ImageView
From: Bill van Melle <bill.van.melle@gmail.com>
To: user@pivot.apache.org
Date: Tue 08 Mar 2011 07:26:39 PM CST
>
>         Can you elaborate and explain what behaviour you would expect
>         to see?  What seems broken?
>
>
> It seems like a principle of window-system focus rules that if I have
> one OS-window focused (all nicely indicated by a highlighted title bar
> or whatever mechanism the desktop manager uses), that keystrokes I
> type should not be taken as input to some other OS-window.  I don't
> think most users' internal model of a window system goes any deeper
> than that (of realizing that different windows are collectively owned
> by some app and might have a single notion internally of focus), and I
> can't think offhand of any application I've run into that violated
> this principle.
>
> The behavior I'd want to see is that keystrokes go to a component in
> the focused OS-window, or if there is no focused component therein,
> that they are sent to the key listener, if any, of the Pivot Display
> that is hosted in that OS-window.
>
> Thanks for the suggestions about Display handling.  I'll look into
> whether that will do the trick.


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