Make Windows Great Again (Focus Stealing)

Number:rdar://50618941 Date Originated:05/09/2019
Status:Open Resolved:
Product:macOS + SDK Product Version:10.14.4 (18E226)
Classification:Bug Reproducible:Yes
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There once was a time where Mac OS would not allow windows to steal focus. It was a glorious time where we all danced and celebrated and lived carefree lives. But, as all things unfortunately, dark clouds slowly crept in and soon enough windows began looting and rioting and stealing the focus from other windows. It's like living in the lawless times of the wild wild west, and frankly, we want our old sheriff back that would hold fast against such window-stealing bandits. Make Windows Great Again (MWGA!)

Steps to Reproduce:
Open more than one window at a time. Some notorious examples are Slack, and multiple projects in any IntelliJ editor - the latter being the most dizzying of them all (especially on multiple monitors).

Expected Results:
Whichever window has the focus, keeps the focus. 

Actual Results:
If you're an epileptic, or easily succumb to motion sickness, you end up vomiting all over your expensive Apple keyboard.

macOS Mojave 10.14.4 (18E226), but has been around for quite a while now.

Default, out of the box.


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