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How do you stop MsgBox losing focus

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Is there any way of stopping a message box from losing focus?

Although the MsgBox function will pause the running of a script, I can still click away from the message box and onto my main GUI window. Although the main window does not process any user input (i.e. mouse clicks) it saves them up and processes them when the message box is closed.

It would be great if it acted like most windows applications, i.e. when the main GUI window was clicked it, it flashes the message box and makes it active again.

J

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#include <GuiConstants.au3>

$hGUI = GUICreate("Test GUI", 200, 100)

$button = GUICtrlCreateButton("Test", 50, 50, 60, 25)

GUISetState()

While 1
    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            ExitLoop
        Case $button
            _MsgBox(64, "Some title", "Some text", $hGUI)
    EndSwitch
WEnd

Func _MsgBox($sFlag = 0, $sTitle = "", $sText = "", $hWnd = 0)
    DllCall("user32.dll", "int", "MessageBox", "hwnd", $hWnd, "str", $sText, "str", $sTitle, "int", $sFlag)
EndFunc

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That's exactly the sort of thing I was looking for. Thanks for that.

J

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