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Bug 64033 - libreoffice not getting focus when opened if closed with formatting window open
Summary: libreoffice not getting focus when opened if closed with formatting window open
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: graphics stack (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: x86 (IA32) Linux (All)
: low trivial
Assignee: Not Assigned
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-04-29 08:00 UTC by Paolo Benvenuto
Modified: 2017-05-23 08:51 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Paolo Benvenuto 2013-04-29 08:00:17 UTC
Reproduce it:
- in libreoffice, open the styles and formatting window (F11)
- close libreoffice
- open nautilus/files, and open an odt file
  run "libreoffice" from terminal and then, from LO, begin a new document
  run libreoffice with an odt doc as argument

Result: neither libreoffice main window nor style little windows have focus
Comment 1 Paolo Benvenuto 2013-04-30 08:21:00 UTC
Also when switching (with gnome alt-tab) to an open libreoffice instance with an open document and the style window visible: the user get the window visible but without focus
Comment 2 QA Administrators 2015-03-04 02:21:55 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 3 Buovjaga 2015-03-24 12:25:16 UTC
Never confirmed by QA, so setting to NEEDINFO.

Paolo: is this still a problem with LibO 4.4.x?
Comment 4 Paolo Benvenuto 2015-03-24 13:17:01 UTC
I can confirm it with 430m0(Build:2)
Comment 5 Buovjaga 2015-03-26 07:18:58 UTC
Could reproduce by launching LibO, undocking style window, closing LibO, reopening LibO, starting new document -> style window steals focus - unable to start writing without clicking document background first.

No focus problem with alt-tab.

Lowered priority as this is very minor and I guess it's pretty rare to use style window undocked these days with the sidebar.

Scientific Linux 7 64-bit with Gnome 3.

Build ID: 45e2de17089c24a1fa810c8f975a7171ba4cd432
Locale: fi_FI
Comment 6 tommy27 2016-04-16 07:25:16 UTC Comment hidden (obsolete)
Comment 7 QA Administrators 2017-05-22 13:26:51 UTC
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