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Re: [vox-tech] "bring to front" X-window command
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Re: [vox-tech] "bring to front" X-window command

On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 12:53:03PM -0700, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> I'm not sure if that's true.  I'm sure at least a window can *request* to
> be placed a certain way to the window manager.  As an example, try
> grabbing a window screen shot using Gimp or XV -- I think those apps bring
> the window to the front before it takes the snapshots.  If those apps can
> shuffle windows that they don't even own, I'm sure you can do it with the
> windows you do own.

I've never seen that.  I've always had to make sure the window I want to
grab is in the front before I grab it, otherwise any overlapping windows
will be included in my screenshot.

Of course, I only tried screenshots in Gimp 2.0 once, and it came out
all bizarre colors!!!  (Ksnapshot still worked fine... *shrug*)

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