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   i start an executable. When i start the same executable i want to close the later one and i want the former to be on the top of the window list (or desktop)...
How can i achieve this.

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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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I think with the property App.PrevInstance you can check if the application is already running
Then, using the AppActivate method, you can bring the other instance to the foreground...

Hope this helps
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Although i said "i think", my comment should solve the question.
And hongjun's link is even more complete, as it includes the complete code...
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