IDE window goes into background when hitting a breakpoint (2018.2.5 not prior)


since i updated to 2018.2.5 debugging is a pain.
When hitting a breakpoint the IDE goes into background. Although i am using separate monitors. The checkbox "Focus application on breakpoint" is checked
One for browser - one for phpstorm
This behaviour differs from the 2017x versions. The IDE window went/remained in foreground.

Is there a chance to change this annoying behaviour ?


Kind regards, Robert

PhpStorm 2018.2.5

Build #PS-182.4892.16, built on October 11, 2018
Licensed to Alpha-Webservice GmbH / Robert Schwandner
Subscription is active until April 7, 2019
JRE: 1.8.0_152-release-1248-b8 amd64
JVM: OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM by JetBrains s.r.o
Linux 4.10.0-42-generic


The issue is fixed: We're expecting the fix to be available in the upcoming 2018.3 IDE version.


Thanks ... hope to get the update soon !


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