Why doesn't my application's pop-up window get focus in GNOME/Metacity when using no_focus_windows in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5?

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

When using the "no_focus_windows" option in GNOME the pop-up window from an application that has focus doesn't get focus when the pop-up window is first started. This happens for dialog boxes, new windows and panes.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5
  • GNOME Desktop Environment

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