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farhan86a

Keep GUI (AutoIT application) Visible above all the Applications

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farhan86a

Hi,

I have created a small application to launch an another application which performs most of my tasks automatically on clicks of buttons created using AutoIT. Now, till the time my AutoIT runs I want it to be visible above all the applications. By being visible I don't want it to be "active" as I can click on it any time but visibility is what I want. I want that window to stay on top of every application. Is this possible?Can somebody throw some light on this. Thanks a mega ton.

-F

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Melba23

farhan86a,

Just create your GUI with the $WS_EX_TOPMOST extended style: :graduated:

"Specifies that a window created with this style should be placed above all non-topmost windows and should stay above them, even when the window is deactivated"

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

Spoiler

ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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farhan86a

M23,

So do you mean all the $WS_GROUP should be replaced by $WS_EX_TOPMOST extended style? :graduated: Thanks so much M23, I read the materials yesterday and bingo! I am halfway up with my application!

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farhan86a

Got it!

thanks :graduated:

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kiboost

Also check WinSetOnTop


Win7 pro x64. scripts compiled to x64. - Autoit v3.3.6.1 | Scite 1.79

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