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Focus offers some advanced features that didn’t make it into the preferences panel. These are hardly used, but sometimes important. These should only be changed by advanced users who know how to interact with the Terminal.

To enable any of these properties, type of the following into the Terminal (replacing ). Make sure Focus is closed first.

> defaults write BradJasper.Focus <property> 1

To disable, pass 0 instead of 1.

Property Description
disableEagerUnfocus Stop Focus from automatically unfocusing at the end of a session
disableRefreshOnUnfocus Stop Focus from refreshing pages automatically at end of a session
disableShowBrowserPopover Stop Focus from showing the browser popover notification (for Firefox)

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