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How to bring another program to front?



  • Hi
    I want to execute Chromium and LeafPad from my Qt Application, and whenever I want, switch between them (bring each of them I desire to front)
    I can execute them with QProcess, but I can't bring them to front.
    Any help will be appreciated.


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    this can only be achieved using platform dependent code.
    Use QProcess::pid() to get the process id and use it to search for the corresponding window.

    For example in Linux.

    Not every application also has a visual window at all and some applications have multiple windows. So this may be a bit tricky. Unless you anyway always call the same applications.


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