input focus

Peter Young pnyoung at
Fri May 5 13:13:02 BST 2017

On 5 May 2017  Jim Nagel <netsurf at> wrote:

> I notice that the input focus -- often but not always -- goes to
> Netsurf when I click on a link in an email that opens a web page.

> This was not the case until fairly recently*.  The input focus always
> used to remain with the email window.

> Is this the result of a deliberate change in Netsurf, or is it just a
> fluke of some sort?

> Not a serious problem, just that I have to consciously change some of
> my habitual keystrokes in a repetitive chore that I do.

> (* I first noticed the different input-focus behaviour with Netsurf
> #4001 and now #4085.  In my previous versions (#3955 and back),
> Netsurf did not take the input focus till I explicitly clicked in its
> window.  Throughout this period, my email software has had no update.)

> Using Ro 5.23 on ArmX6, Ro 5.22 on Armini (Beagle).

Well, I just clicked on the Archive URL in Jim's message, the Archive 
site appeared, and the input focus stayed in MPro's window. ARMX6, 
same OS, and from the headers, Jim is using MPro too.

Something else in Jim's setup?

Best wishes,


Peter Young (zfc Ir) and family
Prestbury, Cheltenham, Glos. GL52, England
pnyoung at

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