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[Bug 1244090] Re: Pressing any global keyboard shortcut causes temporary loss of focus


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On 2014-04-26T16:01:30+00:00 Nrbrtx wrote:

Description of problem:
When pressing any global keyboard shourtcut (configurable via System settings -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts; i.e. for switching keyboard layout, volume up/down), focus temporary switches from active text input to something else, then restores back shortly. Maybe even active window loses focus, but window frame does not shows this (window header remains to look active).

For example: when I press ctrl+shift here to switch keyboard layout,
when writing this description, yellow frame disappears from text input
box, text caret disappears too; they appear again when releasing
ctrl+shift. The same occurs in all other programs, i.e. terminal.

It causes serious annoyance, for example in Twitter when losing focus in
Reply text box, reply rolls up and I have to click it again with mouse
and set caret to correct place each time I switch keyboard layouts.

Other key combinations, not only ctrl+shift, also cause this.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Bug exists in Red Hat ____Enterprise___ Linux Workstation 7.0 (Maipo).

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open for example gedit
2. Press Ctrl+S
3. Press Create Folder button
4. Try to change keyboard layout or volume up/down
5. Focus will be removed from new folder, folder will not be created

Actual results:
Focus is removed from new folder, folder will not be created.

Expected results:
Layout changed, folder name is on desired layout, folder is created and named as user wants.

Additional info:
This bug exists at least in Ubuntu (see https://bugs.launchpad.net/gnome-settings-daemon/+bug/1244090 for more reproduce scenarios ). The bug is reported to upstream too (https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=700316) with no luck.

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On 2014-04-27T08:52:13+00:00 Nrbrtx wrote:

Bug exists in Fedora 20 too.

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On 2014-04-28T09:25:03+00:00 Bastien wrote:

gnome-shell is responsible for capturing the media keys.

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On 2014-09-01T17:57:54+00:00 Nrbrtx wrote:

Fedora 20 with all installed updates. Bug is still here. Please fix it.

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On 2015-03-04T18:19:36+00:00 Egor wrote:

Fedora 21 with all installed updates. Bug is still present in GNOME.

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On 2015-05-12T15:03:58+00:00 Michal wrote:

Still an issue in GNOME-3.14.

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** Changed in: gnome-shell (Fedora)
       Status: Unknown => Confirmed

** Changed in: gnome-shell (Fedora)
   Importance: Unknown => Undecided

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