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VB.net Application and Task Bar

VB.net Application and Task Bar

(OP)
Simple vb.net MDI application. why is it when the vb.net app is running and I try and click another program also running that program won't go in front of the vb.net application. I have to minimize the .net app in order to toggle back and forth to another app.

are there settings to correct this ?

Thanks in advance

RE: VB.net Application and Task Bar

Although I'm new in VB.net I saw nobody else has responded to your question yet, so I just made a quick sample mdi test program (using the default code in VS2008's mdi form) and with it running and a couple of child forms created, I find other programs do come to the front when selected. I tried running the IDE and running the compiled exe.
I have default IDE settings, so it doesn't seem like a normal VB.net thing.
Does something in your code set the order to override all other forms? I once had a VB6 app that set Z order above all others.

RE: VB.net Application and Task Bar

(OP)
The problem seemed to be that I had the MDI form set to TopMost = True. once I turned that off everything seemed to work fine.

Thanks for the reply

RE: VB.net Application and Task Bar

No problem- thanks for sharing the solution you found.smile

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