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Default How to pop up a window ON TOP OF the Start Bar.

Here is my Javascript function for popping up a standalone window:

page = "main.asp"
metrics = "width=1014,height=739,left=0,top=0"
myWin = window.open(page, "null", metrics)
setTimeout('myWin.focus();',250);

The metrics provide a window that fills the entire screen, if the screen resolution is 1024x768, and the operating system is Windows 2000.

Here is the issue:

If the Start Bar is set to "always on top", then some of this window gets obscured by the Start Bar. This is particularly so if viewed on a PC with Windows XP.

Is there any way I can pop up a window such that it is guaranteed to be on top of *everything* else, including the Start Bar and any other tool bars?

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My view is that if the users wants their start bar always accessible then who am I to argue?

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