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Windows 7: Taskbar: click icon twice doesn't refocus previous win

04 Sep 2009   #1

Windows 7 RC 7100
Taskbar: click icon twice doesn't refocus previous win

If you click on a program's Superbar icon twice it does not re-focus the window which was previously in focus.

For example:
  • I have Dreamweaver open and in-focus
  • then I click the Firefox icon in the taskbar (Superbar) to preview what I just uploaded (F5)
  • then I click the Firefox icon again (my cursor is still there) to minimize it and return to Dreamweaver
  • then I start typing.... but the Dreamweaver window is not in focus, even though it is visible and in front
This worked in XP. (Yes, I could just move my cursor and click Dreamweaver. However, I would prefer not to.) Minor annoyance.

Can anyone else relate to this or is it just me?


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04 Sep 2009   #2
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

hi and welcome to sevenforums,

i only need to click mine once to restore/lose focus.

is this just a dreamweaver problem? i don't have it installed, so i can't test it for you...
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04 Sep 2009   #3

Windows 7 RC 7100

Hi, thanks. I've been lurking around here ever since Win 7 beta, just never registered :) This forum is very helpful.

Oh yeah. Good observation. I have DW CS2 on my XP installation, this time I've been trying out CS4. Apparently it is a DW CS4 problem...

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04 Sep 2009   #4


MIckey M - I can confirm your post. Works as expected here.
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