Active window and mouse location
revdev at pdslabs.net
Thu May 10 18:55:37 EDT 2018
Apologies if I'm misunderstanding the problem or if someone already
suggested this, but won't the stack come to the front if you just say
"go to stack tMyStack" ? Seems to me that would make it the topStack,
which is apparently what you want (as I read it).
Or if the stack is a mainStack, you could say "launch document
tMyStackFilepath" and the same thing would happen.
Another simple two-line approach:
push current card of stack tTheOneBehind
The push/pop approach should work in any LC version. (I'm working in LC 9)
On 5/9/18 2:34 PM, Douglas Ruisaard via use-livecode wrote:
> Thanks, Mike... but this doesn't make my LC screen active... it does flicker it but leaves it in buried under the top window.
> I'll check out those links, Lagi... thanks for the research....
> Thanks to Bob und Klaus for the "Launch" suggestion ... however, I don't want to open, launch or startup anything, I just need the LC window which is displaying the card processing to become the top-most window ... so I'm not sure exactly what I would use as the "document" in the launch command. I will, however, keep this in mind for other purposes.
> As expected, a VERY simple, one-line script to AutoHotKey did the trick... which can be compiled into a standalone executable... and then shell'd to. Only thing is that it isn't cross-platform... windows only. If I find the time, I'll try Bob's suggestion for the Apple.
> Many Thanks!
> Douglas Ruisaard
> Trilogy Software
> (250) 573-3935
>> While the solution is not perfect, you can have your script
>> set the systemwindow of stack "stackname" to true
>> wait 1 tick
>> set the systemwindow of stack "stackname" to false
>> (Saw this on the forums at one time or another, think the thanks go to Lagi)
>> The only negative of this method is the flicker as it goes system, then
>> back again.
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