This is a very minor issue, just something for the devteam to think 
about if they happen to be doing something related with the code.

I like to have the focus follow my mouse, and not to have to click to 
raise a window.  That preference has to do with many applications other 
than the Gimp.  I find when I am cleaning up a photograph with Gimp, 
often, maybe always, the filter dialog windows pop up right on top of 
the image window I am working with.  If I don't get the mouse into it 
quickly enough, it disappears under the image window and I have to move 
the image to get to it, and then typically move the image back to see 
all of it.

I don't think this happens as often with other popups, like the levels 
dialog.  It often shows up outside the image window.  If the 
algorithm(?) that places the dialog box could either try to find some 
open desktop, avoid the image window, or always go to the same place so 
I would know to keep the image window away from there, it would improve 
my workflow a tiny bit.




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