How to toggle widget "always on top"



  • I want to have a child window that is not always on top, which seems to be the default.

    I have tried the following, but it doesn't seem to have any effect.

    @ Qt::WindowFlags flags = dialog->windowFlags();
    dialog->setWindowFlags( flags ^ ( Qt::CustomizeWindowHint | Qt::WindowStaysOnTopHint) );@

    Ultimately I only have a parent widget because I can't figure out how to reliably center the child when there is no parent, and this seems like it would have an easier solution.



  • I quickly noticed that i was actually trying to turn it on with the code above.

    Upon further investigation, I found that the flag I was trying to unset isn't set at all in the first place, so unsetting it obviously didn't help.

    Is there a 'right way' to set a widget (dialog) to not stay on top?


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