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When I click on the Applications folder icon in the Dock and start typing, the previously active window retains its focus. That is particularly annoying when the previously active window is a messenger and I hit enter to open the application. Is that a common issue and, if so, what's causing it and how can I fix it?

Here's a motion capture of it:

You can see that while the Utilities subfolder is being selected, there's still typing going on in the text editor in the background.

  • The motion capture link doesn't appear to work. – arik-so Aug 1 at 23:07
  • What browser app you are viewing it in? It works fine for me on Safari in macOS and the StackExchange iOS app. – Nimesh Neema Aug 1 at 23:32

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