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Old 09-14-2022, 07:28 AM   #1
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Default Reaper always on top until minimized: foreground despite click on other windows

This behavior is new, I think. It started with 6.66 or 6.67, if I'm not mistaken. Not a bug, but unexpected - so it belongs with the nitpicks.

OS: Windows 10, kept updated.

Issue: When I first launch Reaper, it stays in front of all other application windows, even if I click on one of the other windows to bring it to the foreground. Windows Explorer, Notepad, other editors - whatever. The only way to make Reaper like the other windows, which move between background and foreground depending on their focus, is to minimize Reaper first, and then bring it back up to non-minimized state. Only now can other windows go in front of Reaper.

It sounds almost like a Windows - not Reaper - issue, but it happens only with Reaper and, as I said, is a behavior not observed previously.
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Old 09-14-2022, 09:46 AM   #2
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Weird, not seeing that here (Win10_x64).

Maybe an extension or script doing something on launch?
Try a clean portable install?
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Old 09-14-2022, 10:57 AM   #3
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Right @Edgemeal, a fresh portable install doesn't do that. I wonder which setting I've touched... not that it's too important, but it's a slight itch in the back of my mind
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Old 09-21-2022, 08:54 AM   #4
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I've found a Reaper backup with a reaper.ini pre-dating the onset of this problem. If I switch INIs, the glitch disappears. I have changed quite a few settings from then, though, and I don't remember all of them. For this reason, I'd like to keep my present INI file and only change the specific setting that triggered the always-on-top problem.

Here's the output of
Code:
diff old-reaper-no-bug.ini todays-reaper-bug.ini
edited to remove all the "recent=..." lines, which are likely not relevant. What could the culprit be?

Code:
8c8
< prefspage=154
---
> prefspage=478
17,18c17,18
< fxadd_x=60
< fxadd_y=291
---
> fxadd_x=511
> fxadd_y=172
22,23c22,23
< wnd_x=170
< wnd_y=62
---
> wnd_x=279
> wnd_y=73
142c142
< viewadvance=18
---
> viewadvance=19
218c218
< env_reduce=3
---
> env_reduce=1027
225c225
< pooledenvs=32
---
> pooledenvs=288
271c271
< dockersel0=mixer
---
> dockersel0=Default_6.0_theme_adjuster.lua
284c284
< leftpanewid=406
---
> leftpanewid=379
313,314c313,314
< mixrowflags=48
< envattach=1
---
> mixrowflags=49
> envattach=4
490c490
< aot=0
---
> aot=1
500,501c500,501
< routingwnd_w=554
< routingwnd_h=516
---
> routingwnd_w=1514
> routingwnd_h=808
712c712
< custommenu=4
---
> custommenu=260
801d800
< lastactionfilt="envelope "
802a802
> hwoutfx_bypass=1
815c815
< lastt=1660761098
---
> lastt=1663080607
912c912
< curtab_0=0
---
> curtab_0=2
915c915
< curtab_1=0
---
> curtab_1=2
940c940
< tabsort_2=0
---
> tabsort_2=9
944a945
> colwid_57=94
961c962
< lastspac=0.25000000
---
> lastspac=0.50000000
965c966
< quantmode=273
---
> quantmode=4353
971c972
< quantswingstrength=0.000000
---
> quantswingstrength=0.200000
985c986
< colorwhat=0
---
> colorwhat=2
1109,1110c1110,1111
< wnd_left=98
< wnd_top=617
---
> wnd_left=123
> wnd_top=516
1193c1194
< BR - StartupVersionCheck=1 1 1660836150
---
> BR - StartupVersionCheck=1 1 1663724406
1258c1259
< lastdir=pre
---
> lastdir=D:\Sample-Libs\Misc.Samples
1262c1263
< NbShortcuts=8
---
> NbShortcuts=7
1624c1624
< watch_lx=59
---
> watch_lx=62
1626c1626
< watch_lw=1296
---
> watch_lw=1293
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