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mIRC stealing focus from other windows #163247 27/10/06 10:41 PM
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Hi
i remember when this thread
was posted the same thing was happening to me the whole time on alot of diff occasions that mIRC 6.2 was always stealing focus from my other windows. It was because of that i went back to 6.16. I could never pinpoint exactly what was causing it. I just messed around now with it and came up with ONE way to reproduce it. Although i know it can be reproduced in many other ways

1: Whilst connected to IRC type /timer 1 5 /hop #
2:DONT minimize
3: go to another open window like a browser
4:when the timer kicks in it will steal the focus.

On 6.16 this does not happen.

It also happened to me whilst i was gaming etc

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Re: mIRC stealing focus from other windows #163248 27/10/06 11:07 PM
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not sure if this is what you mean but.... right click on the mirc folder in the xp task bar a menu opens 2nd heading from the top says on top if this is checked then I assume every event that happens the mirc client will pop to be the front screen
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Re: mIRC stealing focus from other windows #163249 28/10/06 02:15 AM
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That wouldn't be the case. If it's set to On Top like that, then it will always be on top. You could change to another application. Well... I suppose if you had mIRC small and the other app small and tried seeing both at the same time with it set to On Top, then it would do that. But I don't think that's what is going on with this. smile


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Re: mIRC stealing focus from other windows #163250 29/10/06 02:41 PM
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Re: mIRC stealing focus from other windows #163251 31/10/06 01:58 PM
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I followed the steps you described and was unable to reproduce the issue unfortunately.

The routine that processes channel joins in 6.2 is identical to the one in 6.16. There have been no changes to it since 6.16.

Have you tried testing this with a clean copy of mIRC, by copying mirc.exe to an empy folder, with no other copies of mIRC running?

Are you able to reproduce this issue with a simple "/timer 1 5 /window @test" ? Or does it only happen with "/timer 1 5 /hop #"?

Re: mIRC stealing focus from other windows #163252 01/11/06 12:16 AM
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well I had this problem but posted in Mirc help I fixed it with TweakUI XP open it go to "General" , "Focus" , and put a check in "Prevent Applications from stealing focus".

Re: mIRC stealing focus from other windows #163253 01/11/06 03:10 PM
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That's one of the options on the page I linked to, along with how to do it without TweakUI. wink

Re: mIRC stealing focus from other windows #163254 01/11/06 04:13 PM
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It only does it with /timer 1 5 /hop for some reason, i tried your suggestion and and a few otherthings and those seem to be fine.


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