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Re: How do I send the palette behind other windows?

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  • Subject: [mg99307] Re: How do I send the palette behind other windows?
  • From: ragfield <ragfield at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 2 May 2009 06:00:14 -0400 (EDT)
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On May 1, 4:21 am, Bob F <deepyog... at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Apr 30, 4:18 am, sean_inc... at yahoo.com wrote:
>
> > I was trying to do some typesetting and needed the palettes, and to my
> > surprise, they changed the precedence of the palettes such that it
> > stays on top of all other windows.
>
> > How do I fix this so that it will get behind the window when I click
> > other windows to activate them?
>
> > Thanks for any insights.
>
> > Sean
>
> I thought the WindowFloating attribute is supposed to control this
> (set to True it's always on top, set to False it's on top if you click
> on it, or underneath others if you click on some other window or
> palette), but I tried setting one of my Palettes to WindowFloating->False=
 and it still has this "always on top" behavior, so not sure why
>
> this happens, but I wonder if this is platform or version specific. I
> tried this on a Mac with version 7.0.1

You are correct, the WindowFloating notebook option should control
this behavior.  In Mathematica 6 on Mac OS X it did.  In Mathematica 7
on Mac OS X it does not.  This is a bug.

-Rob


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