"Alexandre Deckner" <alex@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > As has been mentioned several times on the mailing lists, the current > autoraise feature (as seen with Deskbar, but that should be standard/ > shared) could be perfected. Well it's really annoying in fact ;) Agreed. One could also thing about introducing a window flag for this, though (like a B_AUTO_ACTIVATE_WINDOW). > Here is my last (stupid?:-)) idea: > - Raise when the mouse is over a visible part of the target (or > screen > edges if invisible) for over a threshold time. > - For the impatients that can't wait for the threshold, raise when > shaking rapidly the mouse along the screen edges (and visible parts > maybe too). > > I don't know if i'm clear, but i think it could satisfy everyone and > is > pretty intuitive (shake to wake). A similar gesture could also be > used > to mean "hurry-up" for autoscrolls in menus or (drag'n')drop > autoscrolling. I wouldn't mind a hotkey either for scrolling, but in general, I think it's definitely worth a try, and would be intuitive to use, too. Bye, Axel.