Re: Apps in foreground

Andrew Sullivan (
Thu, 1 Jul 1999 13:18:26 -0400 (EDT)


You need to adjust the StaysOnTop/StaysOnBack settings in your database
file.  See the AfterStep man page, or the "database" section of the FAQ
for details.


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On Thu, 1 Jul 1999, Marc Owen wrote:

> Hi,
> First of all, sorry for this undoubtly very stupid question I'm going to
> ask - but I can't find a newbie-list here, so... heh.
> I'm using the lastest version of afterstep (1.7.90), and
> everything works fine, except I always get my pager, winlist and wharf on
> top of my application windows. This is quite annoying, as (for example)
> this makes using my scrollbar in Netscape impossible :). If I click on the
> window's title bar, it comes on top (above everything else), wharf UNDER
> it, but when Netscape gives a msgbox (like the 'warning, the information
> you're about to send is possibly blah blah blah') or a 'save-as' box, it
> stays under the Netscape-window too. This sucks, as I sometimes sit there
> for hours waiting for a submission-confirm box that never comes :). How
> can I put wharf, pager & stuff in background, my application on top? The
> 'to foreground / to background' from the menu doesn't seem to help a lot.
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