Re: XForms: Two questions: Focus and Iconify

Christopher Sean Hilton (
Wed, 11 Feb 1998 13:40:55 -0500 (EST)

# To subscribers of the xforms list from Christopher Sean Hilton <> :

On Wed, 11 Feb 1998, Steve Lamont wrote:

: # To subscribers of the xforms list from (Steve Lamont) :
: > If my application has multiple forms how do I raise one from an
: > iconified state.
: I believe you have to resort to a raw Xlib call: XMapWindow(). My
: recollection is that this has been discussed before on the list. You
: might try digging in the list archives (see below for URL).
: > What in addition to fl_raise_form() do I need to call to put the
: > focus on a form if my window manager uses ClickToFocus instead of
: > FocusFollowsMouse?
: Try fl_winfocus(). Refer to the manual for usage.

Thanks both for the answer and for your patience. I had no clue where to
look in the manual for this but a quick perusal of the index under
fl_winfocus() and then the form structure showed me what I need:


does it for me.


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Christopher Sean Hilton                    [chris/at/vindaloo/dot/com]

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