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Application Sequence Switches After Wake from Sleep

Message #1 - Posted 2005/12/19 - goo99glepost

I recently upgraded to 10.4.3 on a couple of machines and they both have the same strange behavior. One is a G4 Cube, the other is a G3 iBook, both with 10.4.3 and all relevant Software Updates.

1. Start with some open applications "layered" so that App1 is active and on top of App2.
2. Lock screen or let it sleep by its own timer.
3. Wake and enter password.
4. App2 pops to the top, App1 is below App2 and App2 is the active window.

Is this what others observe? It doesn't seem normal to me. Is there a fix?

Thank you.

Message #2 - Posted 2005/12/19 - Richard Tomkins

I have seen similar behaviour.
At login I run iCAL to set the date on it's icon in the menu bar. The actuall window remains hidden.
Coming out of sleep, the application presents it's window. As I may have word and entouage and mail and textwrangler running along with iCAL, sometimes I see what you haev described. I have yet to figure it out.

rtt

<goo99glepost@yahoo.com> wrote in message news:1135028721.711953.204500@g49g2000cwa.googlegroups.com...

I recently upgraded to 10.4.3 on a couple of machines and they both have the same strange behavior. One is a G4 Cube, the other is a G3 iBook, both with 10.4.3 and all relevant Software Updates.

1. Start with some open applications "layered" so that App1 is active and on top of App2.
2. Lock screen or let it sleep by its own timer.
3. Wake and enter password.
4. App2 pops to the top, App1 is below App2 and App2 is the active window.

Is this what others observe? It doesn't seem normal to me. Is there a fix?

Thank you.

Message #3 - Posted 2005/12/21 - Laurent Daudelin

In message , goo99glepost@yahoo.com wrote:

I recently upgraded to 10.4.3 on a couple of machines and they both have the same strange behavior. One is a G4 Cube, the other is a G3 iBook, both with 10.4.3 and all relevant Software Updates.

1. Start with some open applications "layered" so that App1 is active and on top of App2.
2. Lock screen or let it sleep by its own timer.
3. Wake and enter password.
4. App2 pops to the top, App1 is below App2 and App2 is the active window.

Is this what others observe? It doesn't seem normal to me. Is there a fix?

I have the same problem and it's very annoying. I'd like to know the fix as well.

-Laurent.
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Message #4 - Posted 2005/12/26 - Simon Slavin

On 19/12/2005, goo99glepost@yahoo.com wrote in message <1135028721.711953.204500@g49g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>:

1. Start with some open applications "layered" so that App1 is active and on top of App2.
2. Lock screen or let it sleep by its own timer.
3. Wake and enter password.
4. App2 pops to the top, App1 is below App2 and App2 is the active window.

One or other application has a sleep-hook or a wake-hook, which brings it to the front when those things happen so it can do something.

Simon.

Message #5 - Posted 2006/01/04 - Laurent Daudelin

In message , Simon Slavin <slavins.delete.these.four.words@hearsay.demon.co.uk> wrote:

On 19/12/2005, goo99glepost@yahoo.com wrote in message <1135028721.711953.204500@g49g2000cwa.googlegroups.com>:

1. Start with some open applications "layered" so that App1 is active and on top of App2.
2. Lock screen or let it sleep by its own timer.
3. Wake and enter password.
4. App2 pops to the top, App1 is below App2 and App2 is the active window.

One or other application has a sleep-hook or a wake-hook, which brings

it

to the front when those things happen so it can do something.

Never happened to me under 10.1, 10.2 and 10.3 so I don't understand why this behavior has changed under 10.4. There must have been applications that had a sleep-hook or wake-hook under 10.3 but they didn't change the application layers...

-Laurent.
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