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Update window behavior KCM docs

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</authorgroup>
<date>2015-07-14</date>
<releaseinfo>Plasma 5.3</releaseinfo>
<date>2021-04-09</date>
<releaseinfo>Plasma 5.20</releaseinfo>
<keywordset>
<keyword>KDE</keyword>
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<para> In the upper part of this control module you can see several
tabs: <guilabel>Focus</guilabel>, <guilabel>Titlebar Actions</guilabel>,
<guilabel>Window Actions</guilabel>, <guilabel>Moving</guilabel> and
<guilabel>Window Actions</guilabel>, <guilabel>Movement</guilabel> and
<guilabel>Advanced</guilabel>. In the
<guilabel>Focus</guilabel> panel you can configure how windows gain or
lose focus, &ie; become active or inactive. Using
<guilabel>Titlebar Actions</guilabel> and <guilabel>Window Actions</guilabel>
you can configure how titlebars and windows react to
mouse clicks. <guilabel>Moving</guilabel> allows you to configure how
mouse clicks. <guilabel>Movement</guilabel> allows you to configure how
windows move and place themselves when started. The
<guilabel>Advanced</guilabel> options cover some specialized options
like <quote>window shading</quote>.
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<note>
<para>
Please note that the configuration in this module will not take effect
if you do not use &kde;'s native window manager, &kwin;. If you do use a
if you do not use &plasma;'s native window manager, &kwin;. If you do use a
different window manager, please refer to its documentation for how to
customize window behavior.
</para>
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are configured independently.</para>
<sect3 id="action-focus-focuspolicy">
<title>Focus Policy</title>
<title>Windows activation policy</title>
<para>
There are six methods &kde; can use to determine the current focus:
There are six methods &kwin; can use to determine the current focus:
</para>
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Click To Focus</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Click to focus</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
A window becomes active when you click into it.
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</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Click To Focus - Mouse Precedence</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Click to focus (mouse precedence)</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
This is mostly the same as <guilabel>Click To Focus</guilabel>.
This is mostly the same as <guilabel>Click to focus</guilabel>.
If an active window has to be chosen by the system
(&eg; because the currently active one was closed)
the window under the mouse is the preferred candidate.
Unusual, but possible variant of <guilabel>Click To Focus</guilabel>.
Unusual, but possible variant of <guilabel>Click to focus</guilabel>.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Focus Follows Mouse</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Focus follows mouse</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
Moving the mouse pointer actively over a normal window activates it. New
......@@ -108,7 +108,7 @@ windows such as the mini command line invoked with
without you having to point the mouse at them explicitly.
&eg; windows randomly appearing under the mouse will not gain the focus.
Focus stealing prevention takes place as usual.
Think as <guilabel>Click To Focus</guilabel> just without having to actually click.
Think as <guilabel>Click to focus</guilabel> just without having to actually click.
</para>
<para>
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</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Focus Follows Mouse - Mouse Precedence</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Focus follows mouse (mouse precedence)</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
This is mostly the same as <guilabel>Focus Follows Mouse</guilabel>.
This is mostly the same as <guilabel>Focus follows mouse</guilabel>.
If an active window has to be chosen by the system
(&eg; because the currently active one was closed)
the window under the mouse is the preferred candidate.
......@@ -132,7 +132,7 @@ Choose this, if you want a hover controlled focus.
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Focus Under Mouse</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Focus under mouse</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
The window that happens to be under the mouse pointer becomes active. If
......@@ -145,9 +145,9 @@ not receive the focus, you must move the mouse over them to type.
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Focus Strictly Under Mouse</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Focus strictly under mouse</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>Similar to <guilabel>Focus Under Mouse</guilabel>, but even more
<para>Similar to <guilabel>Focus under mouse</guilabel>, but even more
strict with its interpretation. Only the window under the mouse pointer is
active. If the mouse pointer is not over a window, no window has focus.
New windows such as the mini command line invoked with
......@@ -159,8 +159,8 @@ you must move the mouse over them to type.
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
<note><para>Note that <guilabel>Focus Under Mouse</guilabel> and
<guilabel>Focus Strictly Under Mouse</guilabel> prevent certain
<note><para>Note that <guilabel>Focus under mouse</guilabel> and
<guilabel>Focus strictly under mouse</guilabel> prevent certain
features, such as <guilabel>Focus stealing prevention</guilabel> and the
<keycombo action="simul">&Alt;&Tab;</keycombo>
walk-through-windows dialog, from working properly.</para>
......@@ -169,7 +169,7 @@ walk-through-windows dialog, from working properly.</para>
</sect3>
<sect3 id="action-focus-focusstealin">
<title>Focus stealing prevention level</title>
<title>Focus stealing prevention</title>
<para>This option specifies how much KWin will try to prevent unwanted focus
stealing caused by unexpected activation of new windows.</para>
......@@ -220,7 +220,7 @@ is enabled and raise on hover is not available.
</para>
<para>With a hover to focus policy you can alternatively use auto raise.
By placing a mark in front of <guilabel>Raise on hover, delayed by</guilabel>, &kde; can
By placing a mark in front of <guilabel>Raise on hover, delayed by</guilabel>, &kwin; can
bring a window to the front if the mouse is over that window for a
specified period of time. You can determine the delay for this option by using the spin box control.
</para>
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</para>
<sect3 id="action-actions-sec1">
<title>Titlebar double-click</title>
<title>Double-click</title>
<para>
In this drop down box you can select either
......@@ -266,7 +266,7 @@ In this drop down box you can select either
</para>
<para>
Selecting <guilabel>Maximize</guilabel> causes &kde; to maximize the
Selecting <guilabel>Maximize</guilabel> causes &kwin; to maximize the
window whenever you doubleclick on the titlebar. You can further
choose to maximize windows only horizontally or only
vertically.</para>
......@@ -276,15 +276,15 @@ reduced to simply the titlebar. Double clicking on the titlebar again,
restores the window to its normal size.
</para>
<para>Similar options are available for <guilabel>Wheel event</guilabel>.
<para>Similar options are available for <guilabel>Mouse wheel</guilabel>.
</para>
<!--FIXME Raise/Lower Shade/Unshade Maximize/Restore Keep Above/Below Move to Previous/Next Desktop Change Opacity -->
<tip>
<para>
You can have windows automatically unshade when you simply place the
mouse over their shaded titlebar. Just check the <guilabel>Enable
hover</guilabel> check box in the <guilabel>Advanced</guilabel> tab of
mouse over their shaded titlebar. Just check the <guilabel>Window
unshading</guilabel> check box in the <guilabel>Advanced</guilabel> tab of
this module. This is a great way to reclaim desktop space when you are
cutting and pasting between a lot of windows, for example.
</para>
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</sect3>
<sect3 id="action-actions-sec2">
<title><guilabel>Titlebar &amp; Frame</guilabel></title>
<title><guilabel>Titlebar and Frame Actions</guilabel></title>
<para>
This section allows you to determine what happens when you single click
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</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Toggle Raise &amp; Lower</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Toggle raise and lower</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
This will raise windows which are not on top, and lower windows which
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-->
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Nothing</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Do nothing</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
Just like it says. Nothing happens.
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</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Operations Menu</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Show actions menu</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
Will bring up a small submenu, where you can choose window related
......@@ -365,7 +365,7 @@ commands (&ie; Maximize, Minimize, Close, &etc;).
</sect3>
<sect3 id="action-actions-maximize-button">
<title><guilabel>Maximize Button</guilabel></title>
<title><guilabel>Maximize Button Actions</guilabel></title>
<para>
This section allows you to determine the behavior of the three mouse buttons
onto the maximize button. You have the choice between vertical only, horizontal
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<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Activate, Raise &amp; Pass Click</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Activate, raise and pass click</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
This makes the clicked window active, raises it to the top of the
......@@ -403,7 +403,7 @@ display, and passes a mouse click to the application within the window.
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Activate &amp; Pass Click</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Activate and pass click</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
This makes the clicked window active and passes a mouse click to the
......@@ -423,7 +423,7 @@ passed on to the application within the window.
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Activate &amp; Raise</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Activate and raise</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
This makes the clicked window active and raises the window to the top of
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</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
<para>
Your choices for <guilabel>Mouse wheel</guilabel> are as follows:
</para>
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Scroll</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
Just scrolls the content within the window.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<!--FIXME Wheel Scroll, Activate & Scroll, Activate, Raise & Scroll-->
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Activate and scroll</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
This makes the clicked window active and scrolls the content.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Activate, raise and scroll</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
This makes the clicked window active, raises the window to the top of
the display, and scrolls the content.
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
</sect3>
<sect3 id="action-actions-sec4">
<title><guilabel>Inner Window, Titlebar &amp; Frame</guilabel></title>
<title><guilabel>Inner Window, Titlebar and Frame</guilabel></title>
<para>
This bottom section, allows you to configure additional actions, when
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</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Toggle Raise &amp; Lower</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Toggle raise and lower</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
This will raise windows which are not on top, and lower windows which
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</sect2>
<sect2 id="action-moving">
<title>Moving</title>
<title>Movement</title>
<sect3>
<title><guilabel>Windows</guilabel></title>
<para>
The options here determine how windows appear on screen when you
are moving them.</para>
<sect3>
<title><guilabel>Window geometry</guilabel></title>
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Display window geometry when moving or resizing</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Display when moving or resizing</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>Enable this option if you want a window's geometry to be displayed
while it is being moved or resized. The window position relative to the top-left
......@@ -570,7 +602,7 @@ when moved near.</para>
<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Border snap zone:</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Screen edge snap zone:</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>Here you can set the snap zone for screen borders. Moving a
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<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Snap windows only when overlapping</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Snap windows: Only when overlapping</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>If checked, windows will not snap together if they are only near
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</para>
<variablelist>
<title>Shading</title>
<title>Window unshading</title>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Enable hover</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>On titlebar hover after</guilabel></term>
<listitem>
<para>
If this option is enabled, a shaded window will un-shade automatically
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<variablelist>
<varlistentry>
<term><guilabel>Placement</guilabel></term>
<term><guilabel>Window placement</guilabel></term>
<listitem><para>The placement policy determines where a new window will appear
on the desktop. <guilabel>Minimal Overlapping</guilabel> will try to achieve a minimum
overlap of windows, <guilabel>Cascaded</guilabel> will cascade the
......@@ -648,7 +680,9 @@ windows, and <guilabel>Random</guilabel> will use a random
position. <guilabel>Centered</guilabel> will open all new windows in
the center of the screen, and <guilabel>In Top-Left Corner</guilabel> will
open all windows with their top left corner in the top left corner of
the screen.</para></listitem>
the screen. Check the <guilabel>Allow KDE apps to remember the positions of
their own windows</guilabel> item to keep the data on the &plasma; windows
positions.</para></listitem>
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
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