[Lazarus] Minor annoyance in IDE

Don Ziesig donald at ziesig.org
Mon Jan 16 11:54:33 CET 2023

Zelkjo and Juha,

You are both right.  I found the setting in the window manager with two 
choices:  ClickToFocus and FocusFollowsMouse.  It was set to 
FocusFollowsMouse.  Changing it made the annoyance go away. Now the 
question is "why did it change in the immediate past?"  I did not change 
it knowingly. Maybe it was a stray cosmic ray 😉 flipping the bit.

Anyway I am back.  As for my health issues, next week I will celebrate 
my 80th birthday and the health issues all have to do with that.  At 
least I still have my mind and memory.  I can work around the physical 


On 1/15/23 10:52, Juha Manninen via lazarus wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 15, 2023 at 5:03 AM Don Ziesig via lazarus 
> <lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:
>     Or might it just be the OS (Linux Mint XFCE)?
> As Zeljko mentioned it is a window manager issue. Not OS.
> My KDE also has such a setting but I don't have it enabled.
> I hope you recovered from your health issues whatever they were.
> Regards,
> Juha
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