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tk_focusNext(n)		     Tk	Built-In Commands	       tk_focusNext(n)

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NAME
       tk_focusNext,  tk_focusPrev,  tk_focusFollowsMouse - Utility procedures
       for managing the	input focus.

SYNOPSIS
       tk_focusNext window

       tk_focusPrev window

       tk_focusFollowsMouse
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DESCRIPTION
       tk_focusNext is a utility procedure used	for  keyboard  traversal.   It
       returns	the "next" window after	window in focus	order. The focus order
       is determined by	the stacking order of windows and the structure	of the
       window  hierarchy.   Among siblings, the	focus order is the same	as the
       stacking	order, with the	lowest window being first.  If	a  window  has
       children, the window is visited first, followed by its children (recur-
       sively),	followed by its	next sibling.  Top-level  windows  other  than
       window  are  skipped,  so that tk_focusNext never returns a window in a
       different top-level from	window.

       After computing the next	window,	 tk_focusNext  examines	 the  window's
       -takefocus  option  to see whether it should be skipped.	 If so,	tk_fo-
       cusNext continues on to the next	window in the focus  order,  until  it
       eventually finds	a window that will accept the focus or returns back to
       window.

       tk_focusPrev is similar to tk_focusNext except that it returns the win-
       dow just	before window in the focus order.

       tk_focusFollowsMouse  changes the focus model for the application to an
       implicit	one where the window under the mouse gets  the	focus.	 After
       this  procedure	is  called, whenever the mouse enters a	window Tk will
       automatically give it the input focus.  The focus command may  be  used
       to  move	 the focus to a	window other than the one under	the mouse, but
       as soon as the mouse moves into a new window the	 focus	will  jump  to
       that window.  Note: at present there is no built-in support for return-
       ing the application to an explicit focus	model;	to do  this  you  will
       have  to	 write a script	that deletes the bindings created by tk_focus-
       FollowsMouse.

KEYWORDS
       focus, keyboard traversal, top-level

Tk				      4.0		       tk_focusNext(n)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | KEYWORDS

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