Window always in front

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    Window always in front

    Is it possible to have a window that is always in front of the other windows, even if it isn't the active one? I want to make a little floating toolbar window to my program, and I don't want it to be placed behind my main window when selecting it.
    I'm using Visual C/C++.
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    WS_EX_TOPMOST extended window style or, if that doesn't work, use SetWindowPos to ensure it's always on top.

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    Thanks, but I got it myself. I just had to specify my main window as the "Owner window" when I created the toolbars.
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