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Bring the window to Front and set It Active window using c#

Updated: Category: Application windows, menus & toolbars
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using this Fucntion we can Bring the window to Front and set It Active window. i'm using win API .

public static extern Int32 SetForegroundWindow(int hWnd);

public static extern int FindWindow(string lpClassName, string lpWindowName);

private void BringToFront(string className,string CaptionName)

private void Form1_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)

BringToFront("Notepad", "Untitled - Notepad");


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Responses to "Bring the window to Front and set It Active window using c#"
Author: Victor Birin  24 Feb 2008   Member Level: Silver   Points : 0
You don't need to use FindWindow call. Just replace in with Handle.ToInt32();



Author: Bernd Wechner  17 Aug 2010   Member Level: Bronze   Points : 1
I find that this works more simply:

TopMost = true;
TopMost = false;

I don't want the form to stay topmost so I turn it off again imemdiately, but I find that setting TopMost actually displays it and works around the annoying habit Windos has of flashing the taskbar button instead.


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