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Matlab switch cursor from other programm to the command window while running a script

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Raúl Beltrán
Raúl Beltrán on 3 Nov 2020
Commented: Raúl Beltrán on 11 Nov 2020
Hello!
I recently had to change the Windows version on my computer and I reinstalled Matlab and now I cannot work at the same time with an other application (like Word other a web browser) because now while running, Matlab change the cursor from the other application to Matlab command window. This is very annoying because I cannot get other work done while a script in Matlab is running. In my script figures are created, they are opened in a pop up window an then closed. That was not a problem with my old Windows installation. On my old Windows installation I could let a Matlab script run and at the same time i could work for example in a word document. Now I have to wait until matlab script ends because everything I write goes to the command window.
Have anyone experienced the same problem? do you know how to fix it?

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Mario Malic
Mario Malic on 3 Nov 2020
See program called Tray Everything, it allows you to hide running programs in Windows tray, and it will never lose the focus from programs you work in.

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