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Determine top but unfocused window handle

How can I determine the top window handle but it doesn't have any focus? Like when you have a window open and it has focus and you click on the clock in the tray. It looses focus but it is still the top window on the desktop. Thanx in advance.
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skynergy
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skynergy
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kretzschmarCommented:
>it has focus and you click on the clock in the tray. It >looses focus but it is still the top

are your sure?
isn't it so that the taskbar(window) is then on top
(and there is just no overlap)

just for rethinking

meikl ;-)
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raidosCommented:
meikl, the taskbar(window) is normally "Always on Top" unless somebody changed the setting.. =)

Also note that the Desktop(window) is normally always below "all" other windows even if it does have focus.

Regards
//raidos
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raidosCommented:
I would Advise you too check the Win32 API for GetTopWindow and GetNextWindow, in those lie the answers you seek i think.

//raidos
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nestoruaCommented:
HI,
If you want to know the Handle of the Top Window
(in Z-order) then use GetTopWindow() function.
But it is not the same as Focused Window.
So you must tell more fully what you mean when say "the top".
Sincerely,
Nestorua.
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pnh73Commented:
No comment has been added lately, so it's time to clean up this TA.
I will leave a recommendation in the Cleanup topic area that this question is:

Split between raido and netorua

Please leave any comments here within the next seven days.
 
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pnh73Commented:
[ Sorry I missed out all my s's in that last post... It should be "Split between raidos and nestorua" ]

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