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Alt+Tab Not Working Properly (Mouse Issue)

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AccCreate Friday 17 February 2017 at 17:20

Hello. I am using Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS 64 bit.


I like to alt+tab during my game to go to youtube, email, etc. However, when I start the application Warcraft 3: The Frozen Throne, while I can alt+tab, the mouse does not leave focus (only the keyboard does).

I do know it is possible because yesterday, my mouse would automatically defocus when outside Warcraft 3 (full screen) and go back to refocus when I alt+tab back.


I have noticed that my mouse was able to refocus/defocus after I was able to 'minimize' my game during the game itself.

I don't know how but upon being able to minimize warcraft 3 into a small icon in the blue screen (wine), my mouse was from then able to move freely on both realms (warcraft 3 and all my regular programs in Ubuntu). If solutions aren't known, I would like to at least know the hotkey for PlayOnLinux to minimize the game application within the blue screen (wine). And if possible, I request for a link to the hotkeys in PlayOnLinux and/or Wine so that if no one in forum can figure out how to defocus the mouse after alt+Tab, I can at least experiment with in my free time.

I definitely do know it is possible to alt+Tab normally in warcraft 3 as it has happened yesterday after a lot of trial and error of random keys. Thank you.