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Bug 345117 - dictionary applet does not accept focus
dictionary applet does not accept focus
Product: gnome-utils
Classification: Deprecated
Component: gdict-applet
Other All
: Normal normal
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Assigned To: gnome-utils Maintainers
gnome-utils Maintainers
Depends on:
Reported: 2006-06-16 18:47 UTC by Christopher Barrington-Leigh
Modified: 2006-07-20 23:23 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: 2.13/2.14

Description Christopher Barrington-Leigh 2006-06-16 18:47:07 UTC
Please describe the problem:
Clicking in the dictionary applet's definition window does not give it focus. So keyboard navigation (arrowkeys), the "quit" key ESC, etc, etc, cannot be used. 
In fact the only way to close the window seems to be to click on the dictionary icon.

Steps to reproduce:
1. Enter a word ("dictionary") to lookup in the panel applet.
2. click on some other window
3. try clicking in the definition window of the applet

Actual results:
focus cannot be regained. I can highlight text and can scroll with the mouse, but keyboard strokes go to whatever application previously had the focus.

Expected results:
regain focus. 

Does this happen every time?

Other information:
Comment 1 Emmanuele Bassi (:ebassi) 2006-07-20 23:23:13 UTC
fixed in HEAD, will release 2.15.5 on monday.

2006-07-21  Emmanuele Bassi  <>

	* src/gdict-applet.c:
	(gdict_applet_draw): Toggle the definition window when Esc
	is pressed and the entry has focus. (#345117, reported by
	Christopher Barrington-Leigh)