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  • Question

  • A user of my Visual Studio extension has reported the following problem.

    After opening the tool-window belonging to my extension, Visual Studio becomes the topmost window, and remains so until Visual Studio is closed.

    I have never seen this behavior and my Visual Studio extension certainly does not do this by design.

    I have searched for information on this problem, and there are several reports of similar behavior. In some cases, it has been suggested that it might be related to a Visual Studio extension.

    My question is this.

    What could a visual studio extension possibly do, to cause the Visual Studio application to become the topmost window.

    Thanks in advance
    Phil

    Thursday, November 17, 2016 6:49 PM

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  • Hi Phil Jollans,

    According to your description, I'm not sure what could cause the issue. please check if your code use Window.Topmost Property. For more information, please refer to:

    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.windows.window.topmost(v=vs.110).aspx

    Best regards,

    Cole Wu


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    Monday, November 21, 2016 7:16 AM