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How to make a VI pop up above all other windows in 8.6

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Hello!

I have a VI that when called on, pops up to allow a user to make a choice. My issue is that I cannot figure out how to get it to pop up above all other windows using LabView 8.6. I know there is a property node that works in 2013 called NativeWindow, but that doesn't seem to be a valid property in 8.6. Does anyone know of a way to accomplish this in 8.6?

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Hi ebohannon.

 

- when you want your VI/frontpanel in front of other LabVIEW windows you need to set it to modal

- when you want your window in front of other windows of other software you need to call a Win32 function: use this for inspiration…

Best regards,
GerdW
CLAD expired, using LV2011SP1 + LV2017 (+LV2019 sometimes) on Win7+cRIO
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