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How to keep Adobe Acrobat on top of other windows?

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    Windows 8.1x64 Pro

    How to keep Adobe Acrobat on top of other windows?


    Hi, I can't find an option to set Adobe Acrobat (either Reader or Pro) "View on top", i.e., keep the Acrobat window visible at all times even when opening other windows (for example if I want to view a PDF while doing something else). Does anyone know if this is possible with Acrobat? thanks.

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    Windows 8.1 (x64)


    I don't use Adobe anymore so I'm not certain if there is an option for that in this software, although I doubt it. But... There are applications that can give this feature for any window you want : 5 Simple Ways To Keep Selected Windows On Top [Windows]
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    Windows 8.1x64 Pro


    Thanks, I'll try one of those 3rd party utilities.
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    It is a great function when working with multiple windows open at once, particularly when dragging and dropping from one window to another. You can select a window to Stay Always-on-Top all the time, so it never falls behind another window.
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    Windows 8.0 x64


    Also you can use my TopmostToggle from this page:
    Miles Ahead Software

    It's very small and simple to use(and free.)
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    Windows 8.0 x64


    TopmostToggle does not alter the window frame by creating a button etc.. So it works with most any window. But it is not automatic. If you want to set up window sizes and positions so that they kick in automatically I recommend the freeware WinSize2.
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