Floating Windows won't stay on second screen (Mac OS 10.9.2 / JDK7)


I recently changed from JDK6 to JDK7 on my Mac. I used to have the debugging window (detached and floating) on the second screen. Since the change, it "jumps" back to the main Idea window as soon as I try to debug code or stop the running project. It does not bring itself to the foreground anymore, when focussing the Idea main window.

Can somebody help me with it ?

Bye, Torsten...

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Hello Torsten,

Are floating windows pinned?
Could you check it with IDEA 13.1 EAP: http://confluence.jetbrains.com/display/IDEADEV/IDEA+13.1+EAP.
If you meet the same behavior, please provide a screencast for future investigation.

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Hi Yaroslav,

yes the windows are pinned and floating. I installed the EAP version you mentioned. Same issue.

If I change the JVM settings in the Info.plist back to


both versions (the release one and the EAP) behave as expected.

Do you still need the screencast ?

Bye, Torsten...

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I've created an issue in YouTrack: http://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-122354.
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See http://intellij-support.jetbrains.com/entries/23368682 if you are not familiar with YouTrack


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