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Window opened from a parent dialog box is displayed behind the dialog

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EnvironmentProgress 8.x
Progress 9.x
OpenEdge 10.x
Windows
Question/Problem Description
Window opened from a dialog box is displayed behind the dialog
Child Window is parented to a dialog box.
A window is run from a parent dialog box with the RUN statement.
The window cannot receive focus.
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Defect/Enhancement Number
Cause
This is because a dialog box is always modal.  When a dialog box is displayed, the user must react to that dialog box and cannot work in any other window until the dialog box is closed.
Resolution
To resolve this problem change the dialog box to a window and use the MOVE-TO-TOP and MOVE-TO-BOTTOM methods to bring the appropriate window forward on the desktop.
Workaround
Notes

References to Written Documentation:

Progress Programming Handbook, Chapter 21: "Windows"

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