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MsgBox above the GUI Window?

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How can I make a message box appear above the GUI window? For example, in this code, the message box is hidden behind the GUI window.

#include <GuiConstants.au3>

GUICreate("Information", 600, 320, @DesktopWidth / 2 - 300, 100, -1, 0x00000018)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW) 

MsgBox(0,"Message box", "For some reason, this is hidden by the GUI")

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MsgBox(4096,"Message box", "For some reason, this is hidden by the GUI")

Look at the Flag options in MsgBox's help page


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ppat,

As in WindowsConstants.au3 there is:

Global Const $WS_EX_TOPMOST = 0x00000008

I would imagine that 0x00000018 contains the TOPMOST style. Try with just 0x00000010.

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MsgBox(262144, "Result", "This message box has the topmost flag set")


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MsgBox(262144, "Result", "This message box has the topmost flag set")

Thanks, right answer!

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