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Motif and CDE 2.1 Style Guide Reference
The active window is the window that currently has the input focus. The
active window is indicated by emphasis displayed on its title bar and border,
as specified by the operating environment.
Figure 3. Active Window.
When to Use
RequiredMake the window that can currently receive keyboard input the active
RequiredIf an explicit focus policy is in use, and an active secondary window is
closed, move focus to the window that the active window is dependent on.
RequiredWhen a window receives input focus, provide a visible difference in the
window's title bar. For example:
Change the color of the active window's title bar and border to the
color the user has specified for the operating environment.
Increase the saturation of the title bar to signal the change for
monochrome systems and in situations where the user might have difficulty
RecommendedWhen the user opens a window but switches input focus to another window
before the requested window is displayed, do not display the previously
requested window on top of the window that currently has the focus.
Essential Related Topics
For more information, see the Input Focus reference page.
Supplemental Related Topics
For more information see Chapter
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