Web lists-archives.com

Re: Is it possible to catch ALT+TAB and do nothing




Hi, Paul,

On Mon, May 7, 2018 at 11:42 AM, Paul Davis <paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> If there is a window manager (and there just about always is), you can't
> stop it from doing what it is configured to do. You're just an application,
> and it takes higher priority managing window events than you.

Yes, we are using FVWM as WM.
I got a suggestion to write a function for this WM to stop the
Terminal to appear
when our Lock Screen is active, but here no one is familiar enough with this WM
to write such a function.

And I guess a different route is just not possible.

And I would also guess that even if I put the "stay on top" flag,
pressing the ALT+TAB will
definitely switch the focus. Am I correct?

Thank you.

>
> On Mon, May 7, 2018 at 12:01 PM, Igor Korot <ikorot01@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>>  Hi, ALL,
>> Is it possible to catch the ALT+TAB when one particular window is
>> displayed and do nothing, i.e. not switch to a different window?
>>
>> We have a program which displays a full sized window without the
>> title. Its role is to Lock screen" - user should not be able to do
>> anything until (s)he supplies password and hit the "Authenticate"
>> button.
>> problem is that t is possible to hit "ALT+TAB" and switch the focus to
>> the window below it (such as Terminal) and type something.
>>
>> We also can't use the lock screen window because of some other issues.
>>
>> So is it possible to catch ALT+TAB and do nothing for one specific window?
>>
>> On the side note - is there a better list (with more traffic) where I
>> can post  question like this? Or this list is still good and
>> operational?
>>
>> Thank you.
>> _______________________________________________
>> gtk-list mailing list
>> gtk-list@xxxxxxxxx
>> https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gtk-list
>
>
_______________________________________________
gtk-list mailing list
gtk-list@xxxxxxxxx
https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/gtk-list