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10.6: Terminal and 'focus follows mouse' modification Apps
It appears that a previous feature, namely the ability for Terminal's window focus to change with mouse movement, is broken in 10.6 and causes Command-Tab to not transfer window focus correctly. To fix the problem, just paste the following command in a Terminal:
defaults write com.apple.Terminal FocusFollowsMouse -string NO
Then restart Terminal.

[robg adds: Reader hankk noted this problem in a comment to the original hint, where he discussed the problem in a bit more detail.]
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10.6: Terminal and 'focus follows mouse' modification
Authored by: vniks on Oct 07, '09 01:01:24PM

It did not work on mine. Running 10.6



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10.6: Terminal and 'focus follows mouse' modification
Authored by: Kludge on Mar 20, '11 09:55:10AM

Your code is wrong. It's a boolean not a string. The correct command is:

defaults write com.apple.Terminal FocusFollowsMouse -boolean NO

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