Feature request: Delay time for "Active window on hover"

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AndreasKiller
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Feature request: Delay time for "Active window on hover"

Post by AndreasKiller » Fri Apr 26, 2019 5:32 am

XMBC Version: 2.18.5
Windows Version: Windows 10 Pro 1803
Mouse Information (brand/model): Logitech M-U 0007
Computer Information:
Did the problem occur after an upgrade of XMBC?: No
Did the problem occur after a Windows update/upgrade?: No
How long have you used XMBC?: For years
What language and keyboard layout do you use in Windows?: German

Clear description of the problem:

Since 2019 and Win10 I use the "Active window on hover" feature and now it works pretty good.

But sometimes too good, because if I move the mouse a bit slowly over the screen a window in the background is activated.

E.g. I have a Solidworks window full screen, move the mouse to the taskbar, open a Windows Explorer and move the mouse to the Windows Explorer accross Solidworks. Means my issue occurs only if I have overlapping windows.

Therefore, I would like to ask for a delay (or something similar) to prevent premature activation.

Best regards,
Andreas.

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phil
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Re: Feature request: Delay time for "Active window on hover"

Post by phil » Fri Apr 26, 2019 8:04 am

Urm, it should be possible, actually I think there is already a delay but it will be a hard coded small number of milliseconds (!50) if there is.
I don't think exposing that and making it configurable will be too tricky but don't quote me on that. But if its possible, I presume you want it to work like a hover... so while the mouse is moving, keep resetting the delay timer, and only once the mouse has been stationary for X milliseconds should the activate command be sent?

I'll stick it on the list for the next version (2.19).
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