when i have smplayer opened in the background while i'm browsing through my files in a file manager and open a file, smplayer doesnt come to the foreground unless i click it to.
I'm afraid this depends on the window manager. smplayer tries to raise the window but the window manager may ignore it.
mario lopez moreno
This is the same bug that I've posted a year ago... and never get it solved.
The answer does not convince me 'cause this problem does not happen in other videoplayers, please I'm sure that the SMPlayer/UMPlayer Team could find a solution for this problem, it's a waste of time to re-focus manually the window... (the bug happens in both SMPlayer and UMPlayer, from win VISTA to Win 8.1, don't tested in XP but sure also...).
I tested this again on Linux Mint 17 and i noticed that if the window is minimized, it will restore the window and bring it into focus, but if it is not minimized then it wont get focus.