Tkinter: Lifting window to top?

Mark 'Kamikaze' Hughes kamikaze at
Fri Jun 15 20:29:33 EDT 2001

Mon, 11 Jun 2001 08:11:20 GMT in <1103_992247080 at merak>,
Alexander Loehr <alex at> spake:
> I create a toplevel window and display it on the screen. On Unix
> everthing works fine. But on WinNT my window is behind all other
> windows. How can I lift it? The function lift doesn't work.

  `top.tkraise()` does what you want.  If you want to raise it just
above one particular other window, use `top.tkraise(aboveThis=other)`.

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