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Modeless Window

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Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:49 am
Similar to a modal window, a modeless window is a feature that was first introduced in Internet Explorer 5. It launches a secondary (child) window that stays active on the user’s screen until dismissed. Modeless windows can be minimized or hidden behind other windows. Unlike a modal window, a modeless window will allow the user to continue working with the application while the modeless window is open.