JDK-8206392 : [macosx] Cycling through windows (JFrames) does not work with keyboard shortcut
  • Type: Bug
  • Component: client-libs
  • Sub-Component: javax.swing
  • Affected Version: 8,8u131,9,10,11,12
  • Priority: P2
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Submitted: 2018-07-05
  • Updated: 2019-09-06
  • Resolved: 2018-09-14
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Description
On MacOSX cycling through windows of an App does not work. I've attached a simple testcase. The test starts 5 JFrames. When you try to cycle through the windows with [CMD + `] it will only toggle between the last 2 frames but you won't reach any other.

This used to work with 1.8.0_121. In higher JDKs (including current 11 and 12), the issue can be reproduced
Comments
Fix Request: Please approve backport of JDK-8206392 to JDK11u. JDK12 Change set: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk/jdk/rev/cfbfa216f3c0
15-10-2018

Mail communication link: http://openjdk.5641.n7.nabble.com/lt-AWT-Dev-gt-lt-AWT-dev-gt-12-Review-request-for-JDK-8206392-macosx-Cycling-through-windows-JFramest-td348299.html#a349265
14-09-2018

Tried with JDK 10 and 11 on Mac OS 10.12.6. Issue was reproduced.
16-07-2018