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is a notebook option which specifies whether the window for the notebook should float on top of other windows when it is displayed on the screen.
  • WindowFloating->True is often used for palettes.
  • If there are several floating windows the most recently selected one goes on top.
Create a notebook that is always on top of other notebooks:
A palette notebook is automatically a floating window:
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