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I have a VC 6.0 app.  I am launching a modeless dialog from a modal dialog.  But the modeless dialog ALWAYS remains on top of the modal dialog.  So, while I can access the modal dialog underneath, it never gets above the modeless dialog in the Z order.

Your help is greatly appreciated.
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Question by:clintonJ
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by:Jaime Olivares
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could you post the code where you create the dialog?  how are you declaring the parent of this dialog?
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by:clintonJ
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The MODAL parent dialog is launched from another dialog. The parent is created as follows:

CParentDialog dlgParent;
dlgParent.DoModal();

The MODELESS child dialog is created as follows:

In the parent dialog's header file, I declare a pointer to the modeless child, like this:

CChildDialog* m_pChildDialog;

Then, in the parent dialog class, I have a button click message handler to create the child dialog.  I n that message handler, I have the following:

m_pChildDialog = new CChildDialog(this);


Finally, in the child dialog's constructor, I have this code, to create and show the child dialog:

if (Create(CCptDialog::IDD, pParent))  
{      
      ShowWindow(SW_SHOW);      
}


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by:alb66
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Is the modal dialog the main application window? If not, pass the main application window as parent:

m_pChildDialog = new CChildDialog(AfxGetMainWindow());
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Sorry, I didn't read your last comment very well...

You can try this:

m_pChildDialog = new CChildDialog( GetParent() );
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by:clintonJ
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Works Perfectly!!!!  Thanks a bunch.
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