keyboard focus

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We still receive a few requests that claim that the keyboard focus
sometimes gets lost under some conditions. Since IDEA is a very
keyboard-intense application this is very important and needs to be
fixed before the release.

If you experience such things, please write directly to this thread on
what you do before the focus gets lost. Please don't forget to mention
your OS and Java versions as well as an IDEA build number.

Thanks.

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Kirill Kalishev
JetBrains, Inc.
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"Develop with pleasure!"

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I suppose that the issue is directly related to screen sharing. 

Please report a bug at https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issues/IDEA and attach idea.log file (here is instruction on how to find it. Clear log folders before the reproducing to reduce size). Also please mention your screen share version. 

Screen recording of how the issue is being reproduced would help us a lot. 

 

 

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no problem i will create a new issue and do my best to add the relevant information.

have a great day!

 

edit: https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/WI-48654

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Happens when working in one of the bottom tabs (not editor) like terminal and the bottom tab switches to FileTransfer (Auto-Deployment over SFTP)  when bulk file-transfer starts, for e.g. after I switch git branches by typing into terminal (preventing me from typing). See this thread. I'm experiencing it in PhpStorm (version, platform mentioned in link)

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Hi y2k-shubham,

Could you provide a screencast, please? Is the FileTransfer tool window already opened when it grabs the focus or does it open automatically?

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I just discovered that if I press command+shift+/, Esc then that brings my keyboard back to life. A solution, but a frustrating one. 

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