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Re: [ELISP] Detect focus on emacs.

From: Tim X
Subject: Re: [ELISP] Detect focus on emacs.
Date: Tue, 03 May 2005 18:56:00 +1000
User-agent: Gnus/5.1007 (Gnus v5.10.7) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

Michael Cadilhac <address@hidden> writes:

> Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
>>>   I need to know if emacs has the global input focus, that's to say,
>>>   if emacs' window is the selected one in the wm.
>> I don't think you can do that from elisp as of Emacs-22.
>> Patches are welcome to add the functionality, of course,
>     Ok, why not !
>     A   function   like  `window-focus-p',   that   will  check   with
>   XGetInputFocus(3x)/GetForegroundWindow(w32)  if  the current  window
>   has the input focus ?
>     So I'll  have a try. BTW,  is there guidelines  for emacs patches,
>   some must-know coding style or whatever like that somewhere ?
I think the problem you are having is because focus information is
handled at the X and window manager level - I don't think emacs knows
anything about the focus. Note that this is just a guess.


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