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Developer
Posts: 863
Registered: ‎10-27-2010
My Device: Z30 / PlayBook 64GB
My Carrier: Virgin Mobile UK

BUG: Notifications steal focus

Just sending this one back to RIM.

If I'm busy typing away and a notification pops up (in my case it was the battery notification) then it should not take typing focus from the app I'm using.

Just now, I was typing in a search in the browser bar and the notification stopped any text entry.

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Posts: 9
Registered: ‎03-01-2016
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: Telus

Re: BUG: Notifications steal focus

Not only is this a problem because it prevents typing, but it is a critical useability issue.  When typing, if a notification pops up, there is a Dismiss All button (which should not even exist, espeically without confirmation) and a Snooze All which will instantly snooze or FORGET all notifications, and further, these appear overlapping the top row fo the keyboard on the Z10!  This has resulted in accidentally forgetting my reminder list on my more tan one occasion which is unacceptable!

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Focus_stealing

 

Wikipedia calls it a hazard or annoyance, but simply put, stealing focus should never, ever happen under any circumstance, and can lead catastrophic data loss in some situations. Eliminate it, please.

 

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Posts: 32,256
Registered: ‎06-25-2008
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Re: BUG: Notifications steal focus

Should post that in teh Z10 forum as the PlayBook has reached EOL a while ago.

 




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Registered: ‎03-01-2016
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Re: BUG: Notifications steal focus

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