Definitions

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  • noun computer graphics The order in which objects should be drawn to display correctly.
  • noun computer graphics A property of a graphical object that indicates its position in the z-order.

Etymologies

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Analogous to z-axis.

Examples

  • Or if i know the window is 1 layer down in the z-order, i use a single alt tab to bring it to front and a single alt tab again to get back.

    See What’s Behind A Window With A Quick Keystroke | Lifehacker Australia

  • Panels also have some extra functionality that you might not want to supersede, such as built-in ability to work with ItemsControls and the ability to dynamically change the z-order of a child element with the Panel.

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  • Fundamentally, that layout system involves absolute x and y coordinate pairs, and an explicit or implicit z-order.

    WindowsClient.net

  • This has been fixed so that even if you do not pass the completionlist element it is automatically generated so that the z-order in the modal popup is still fine.

    ASP.NET Forums

  • SetWindowPos and DeferWindowPos might be what I need, I wonder if I can move a window behind the desktop in z-order?

    AutoHotkey Community

  • • Manage Every File on Your Hard Drive AltTabIt! enhances your task switching experience by showing screenshots of all running windows, sorting window lists by name, title, or z-order, and launching pre-selected apps and files.

    PCMag.com: New Product Reviews

  • ; If one of a couple, make sure both are in consecutive z-order.

    AutoHotkey Community

  • We have submitted 15 proposals for future changes to the ODF spec to address specific interoperability challenges we've found, ranging from additional numbering formats to table grid size to z-order semantics and many others.

    MSDN Blogs

  • Other features include an alignment grid, shadow effects, scrolling and zooming, locking, z-order and pen styles.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

  • We have submitted 15 proposals for future changes to the ODF spec to address specific interoperability challenges we've found, ranging from additional numbering formats to table grid size to z-order semantics and many others.

    MSDN Blogs

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