Modal stacks acting like systemWindow property set to true

Klaus major-k klaus at
Sun Mar 8 14:31:17 EDT 2020

Hi Gabe,

> Am 08.03.2020 um 19:25 schrieb Gabe J via use-livecode <use-livecode at>:
> Hi,
> We have noticed an issue in LiveCode where if a modal stack is triggered
> (example: using the "answer" command) in LiveCode 8 and 9 in MacOS, but we
> are in another application, the modal stack will appear over the other
> program we are in. This does not happen with "answer file", though (the
> resulting window will stay underneath the other application we are in).
> Does anyone know why this happens and how to prevent it? This does not seem
> to happen in LC 6.6.3, but happens in LC 8 and 9.

jut made a quick test and I do not see this on macOS 10.14.6 and LC 9.5.1.

I created a button with this script, clicked it and switch to Mail and Safari, 
but no answer dialog on top except when switching back to LC.
on mouseUp
 wait 3 secs
 answer "YO!"
end mouseUp

> Gabe



Klaus Major
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