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STrRedWolf 21 nov 2012 om 7:30nm
Steam notifications stealing/breaking text focus.
Since I'm not (yet) in the beta, but have been playing a bit where I can (thanks Reddit), I've been trying out just the chat... and can confirm this issue report over in the beta access side:

http://steamcommunity.com/app/221410/discussions/1/882966056674408892/

In short, if you're typing and Steam notifies you of an event, it steals the focus so that your window manager thinks it's typing in Steam instead of where you assume it's on. Even if you have "focus follows mouse" set in your window manager like I do. Infuriating!
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Reisen Udongein Inaba [因幡] 21 nov 2012 om 8:41nm 
+1 I can confirm this for myself as well, though, it doesn't happen with all notifications.
Rain Ninja 21 nov 2012 om 9:11nm 
This is quite dangerous or at least very annoying. I've nearly typed my password(s) into Steam chat accidently because of this! :P
Naelstrof 6 dec 2012 om 5:12nm 
I have the exact same problem, it's quite annoying losing focus randomly while typing.
kukiric 6 dec 2012 om 5:30nm 
It's specially annoying when a friend messages you and you end up sending some half-written gibberish through, this issue should be definitely looked into
VintagePC [VF4-S] 6 dec 2012 om 5:40nm 
I can confirm this even when in-game. It may be related to my dual monitor setup, but every time a message pops up, my motion in TF2 hiccups as it steals focus.

(Running on OpenSuSE 12.2, KDE, am in beta)
EmFi 6 dec 2012 om 8:36nm 
Mint 13 + Cinnamon. Any Steam toaster notification steals focus from the active game or window.
Benguin 6 dec 2012 om 9:31nm 
I too have this problem, with Ubuntu 12.04 with XFCE 4.10... It's pretty anoying :D
Soltrumman 7 dec 2012 om 11:32nm 
Affects me aswell.
えりまきとかげ 1 jan 2013 om 8:26vm 
Same here.
Kleiner 1 jan 2013 om 11:11vm 
Same here. Steam notifications steal focus. Makes it kinda hard to play a game in fullscreen.
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