Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2009 14:36:36 +0300
   From: Ville =?iso-8859-1?Q?P=E4tsi?= <>

   On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 01:00:15PM +0200, jolie S wrote:
   > For me the big difference is usability.  When I work in GIMP what
   > happens to me quite a lot is that I click just next to a window
   > of an image I'm working on and all my GIMP windows are not shown
   > on my screen anymore because I activated the application I had
   > visibly open below the GIMP windows.  To get GIMP back you have
   > to click on all your GIMP windows in the taskbar.

   Actually you can work around this problem in your window manager by
   selecting an image window and pressing the tab key twice. First to
   hide the docks and the second to bring them back. This has the side
   effect of raising them to the top of the window stack.

Another way that won't be to everybody's choice is to use focus
follows mouse without autoraise, and use a shortcut to raise windows
to the top.
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