1) start LibreOffice (with a big document to cause a long loading time)
2) switch to another application
=> LibreOffice will claim focus after it finished loading the document
When I switch focus to another application, I do this consciously to work with that application. LibreOffice is disturbing me by re-claiming focus.
Instead of stealing focus from another application, LibreOffice should flash its tab in the taskbar to show me that I can start working with my document.
Some LibreOffice documents take ages to load (10-60 seconds for big spread sheets) and I do not want to stare at a LibreOffice start screen during that time. When I continue working in another application, I do not want LibreOffice to interrupt me.
Reproducible on LO 126.96.36.199 (Win7 32bit)
> Instead of stealing focus from another application, LibreOffice should flash
> its tab in the taskbar to show me that I can start working with my document.
I think that's the usual behavior like other applications.
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Win 7 Pro 64-bit Version: 188.8.131.52.alpha0+ (x64)
Build ID: 211c12b9c64facd1c12f637a5229bd6a6feb032a
TinderBox: Win-x86_64@42, Branch:master, Time: 2015-04-18_01:51:17
V 184.108.40.206 (x64) Win7 64bit
CPU threads: 8; OS: Windows 6.1; UI render: default;
Locale: en-GB (en_GB); Calc: group threaded
Steps to reproduce:
Libreoffice fully closed
Open a spreadsheet (ods) file with Libreoffice being the default app.
This has gotten so much worse it's really annoying, I don't mind the program grabbing focus once when it is completely loaded but the program now grabs focus THREE TIMES on startup at varied intervals.
Please fix this, LibreOffice should be a useful app, not an annoying pest.
But I agree with the original poster, Libreoffice should not steal focus, it should flash the taskbar button for the app.
Also Version: 220.127.116.11
Build ID: 6cd4f1ef626f15116896b1d8e1398b56da0d0ee1
CPU Threads: 4; OS Version: Windows 6.1; UI Render: default; Layout Engine: new;
Locale: en-GB (en_GB); Calc: CL
The bug has even gotten worse since version 5 which only took focus twice on startup so far as I can tell although V5 did take focus before it was even ready.