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Re: Palettes stay behind other open windows

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  • Subject: [mg96177] Re: Palettes stay behind other open windows
  • From: Paul Smith <phhs80 at>
  • Date: Sat, 7 Feb 2009 03:41:55 -0500 (EST)
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Thanks to all respondents!

> Is this a Palette that you have created yourself or is it one of the
> standard palettes that are shipped with Mathematica?

Yes, it is "Basic Math Input".

> Also, what version of Mathematica re your using.


> Palettes by default should float in front of all other windows (but I
> do not have a Linux installation to check that thay are behaving
> properly there).
> If the palette's NotebookObject is called nb then executing
> SetOptions[nb,WindowFloating -> True]
> should cause that window to float....

Done so, as well as by using Option Inspector, but no progress.



> But let me know some more details of your setup and what you are
> trying to do and I will see if I can offer any other more customized
> suggestions.
> Best,
> David
> On Feb 5, 4:37 am, Paul Smith <phh... at> wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > Is there some way of configuring Mathematica 7 to have the active
> > palettes being showed whenever one has the Mathematica main window on
> > the front? As it is now, the palette window stays behind other opened
> > windows, which is tremendously inconvenient, as one has to look for
> > the palette window behind the other opened windows (of other
> > programs).
> > My operating system is Fedora 10.
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Paul

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