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Fixed in 2017.2



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IsPointerOverGameObject returns false when game view loses focus

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When game window loses focus, for example pressing clear in the console, IsPointerOverGameObject returns false, even though game object is selected through Unity Remote 5.

To reproduce:
1.Open users attached project ""
2.Open "touchTestScene.unity"scene
3.Connect a device with Unity Remote 5
4.Enter play mode
5.Press the button on Remote device
6.Observe in the console IsPointerOverGameObject returns true
7.Clear Console
8.Press the button on Remote device

Expected result: IsPointerOverGameObject returns true
Actual result:IsPointerOverGameObject returns false

Reproduced on: 5.6.0p4 5.6.0f1 5.6.1p1 2017.1.0b5
Not reproduced on: 5.5.0b1 5.5.0b10
Regression introduced in: 5.5.0b11

Notes: Tested on Win 10 and MAC OSX 10, same behavior. Using android and ios device with Unity Remote 5, same behavior.

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