[Lazarus] WinXp Windowing Question

SteveG steveg at nevets.com.au
Tue Nov 25 02:59:33 CET 2008

JoshyFun wrote:

Thanks for the pointer - will keep an eye on this
Dont quite know why the Laz app wont even allow external apps to force 
the OnTop setting though - still trying combinations

> Hello SteveG,
> Monday, November 24, 2008, 9:37:50 PM, you wrote:
> S> Hi - having problems getting Laz created windows to 'Stay on Top' in WinXP
> S> I have used the Win API, a program called 'cmdow', and another called
> S> 'PowerMenu' - all fail to force 'OnTop'
> S> I can control all other (so far) aspects of the Laz created window 
> S> (pos/size/focus/etc)
> S> I have noted that 'PowerMenu' which adds a system menu option to other
> S> windows (Notepad / Calculator / etc) can not add to the Laz projects.
> S> I have tried the project main form settings in every combination I can,
> S> but no success
> S> Any ideas ?
> Check this bug report http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=11977
> I do not know which is the expected behavior, Windows StayOnTop or
> another different one. Delphi uses Windows StayOnTop.

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