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Can someone tell me what the option "Always stay on the top" in Windows for various applications stand for?

If there are multiple applications with the same option selected, what will the option do in that case?

Kindly guide me!

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Why the lol? I fail to get what is so funny... – tombull89 Sep 27 '11 at 15:16
Well it was actually about the Windows preference, but while writing it it also sounded funny to me, appreciate a little humor guys! – aibk01 Sep 27 '11 at 15:21
And how is not a real question, have u guys ever wondered if multiple applications have the same option selected what happens then, so i think it is quite useless if not kindly guide me. – aibk01 Sep 27 '11 at 15:23
If that is really what you want to know, then that is what you should have asked in the question. – EBGreen Sep 27 '11 at 15:27
When you write your question, it actually says: "What is your […] question? Be specific". You can still edit your question and maybe try to clarify. – slhck Sep 27 '11 at 15:39
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I barely understand your question, but I think you want to know what "Always stay on top" Window preference does. This forces that window to always be on top of others, thus no other window will be over it.

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Well my question was the same one, but while writing it also sounded funny, I never think choosing that option ever helps. What if multiple windows are selected with the same option. That was my question – aibk01 Sep 27 '11 at 15:20
Those window behave like that option is not set between them. – m0skit0 Sep 27 '11 at 15:30
When multiple windows are pinned to stay on top, All of those programs set that way will always be on top of programs that are not set that way. The Always on top "layer" of applications can still be jumped foreward and backwards of eachother, by gaining focus, or alt tabbing, or taskbar selection. The pinned to top layer behaves just like a normal layer in most other respects. Any "Always on top" item can still be on top of an "always on top" item just like the rest of the system functions. I think i had it described best when it is simply 2 Layers , the ones that stay on top, & the rest. – Psycogeek Sep 29 '11 at 7:38
That's what I said – m0skit0 Sep 29 '11 at 8:49

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