6441[NTB] Re: Browser not going topmost...
- Dec 7, 1999"Eric G.V. Fookes" wrote:
> >the browser's window *does not* come to the top.Sounds funny MS refixes new Windows98 "features" with IE5. It think it
> >However; the browser's task bar button flashes twice and the
> >stays highlighted. I then have to click the browser window
> >to get it to the top or use the alt-tab function.
> This is a Windows 98 feature. Microsoft felt that too many programs were
> taking initiatives to grab input focus, so that disabled the function that
> most programmers used to bring application windows to the front.
> Microsoft seems to have fixed the problem in IE5, as it comes forward when
> invoked this way. However, this is not the case of Netscape, and it is up
> to their programmers to fix their code.
looks more like they have taught IE5 to throw anything off top that
Windows itself can't lower for some obscure reason.
>From the postings there are obviously a number of manifestationsof problems in the "top dance".
Does anybody know if these problems exist in Windows 2000 as well?
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