Re: CPropertySheet in front of modeless child CDialog?

"AliR \(VC++ MVP\)" <AliR@online.nospam>
Thu, 29 Mar 2007 20:32:17 GMT
The property sheet and it's child dialog all have to have the same parent?
Who is the parent of the propertysheet?

If the property sheet is the main window of your app, then you will need a
hidden main window that has the propertysheet as a child, and all the child
modeless dialog will have to have the propertysheet's parent as their


"Mike M" <> wrote in message

I've got a CPropertySheet as my main app. From the CPropertyPages
user actions create modeless CDialogs.

I want all the dialogs and the propsheet to be able to be the
front most window if/when it is clicked on.

I've got all the dialogs working this way by making them all
children of the propsheet. They're all siblings and each of them
snaps to the foreground when clicked on.

Only thing I haven't figured out is how to get the propsheet
(CPropertySheet) to reach the foreground when clicked on. It
gains focus of course but remains "behind" any of the child
CDialogs that happen to overlap it.

I've experimented with various z-order settings to no avail.

Is there a way to accomplish this?

I'm using VS2005. I believe this same behavior applies to an
app with a CDialog as the main app so I think the fix would
apply to both.


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