Viewer window doesn't stay on top

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Viewer window doesn't stay on top

Post by k0rp53 » Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:06 pm

Hello, I've been just recently using and testing your image viewer and while so far it seems to have It all, I noticed a strange behavior. Upon opening video files, the program goes in the background, meaning I can't use any shortcuts like escape to close It or scroll to view next file. I have to click the window or alt-tab to it to bring it to the front. It doesn't minimize, just that it's not on top. Can this be fixed somehow? Couldn't find in settings. 10x

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Re: Viewer window doesn't stay on top

Post by xnview » Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:16 pm

you open a video file from windows explorer?
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Re: Viewer window doesn't stay on top

Post by Zedbloc » Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:10 pm

First and foremost, XnView is an amazing application. Thanks for all your time and effort in creating this work of art.

I have a similar focus issue running XnView MP on Manjaro Linux (Gnome 3.32.2).

When I'm in viewer mode browsing through photos, the app will somehow lose focus (randomly, it seems). I can still use the left and right arrows to browse the photos, but none of the other keyboard shortcuts (including ESC) will work. If I alt+tab to a different app and then alt+tab back, the shortcuts work again. Or, if I click on the photo the shortcuts will work again.

It must be a Manjaro/Gnome issue, as I don't have this problem on Ubuntu 16.04 running Unity.

Any ideas?

Is this related to this bug?
https://www.xnview.com/mantisbt/view.php?id=1663
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Re: Viewer window doesn't stay on top

Post by xnview » Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:47 am

are you in fullscreen?
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Re: Viewer window doesn't stay on top

Post by Zedbloc » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:41 pm

It happens to me if I am in fullscreen and normal viewing mode.

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