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    Keeping External Apps in Foreground

    When i use the run command to launch an external application, it flashes for a second and then the rr menu reappears. Is there a way to have the applications stay on top?

    EDIT:

    It turns out that the IBUSCOM.exe that sama made is whats causing RR to stay in the foreground. If anyone has figured out how to disable this, let me know. Thanks.

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    To launch an application inside RR you should use the LOAD command and make a screen for it. The RUN command is meant to launch programs that run simple tasks and finish in a brief amount of time, meaning you shouldn't run full blwon apps with it (that's why it sort of works). There's a whole FAQ on launching an application embedded.

    Regarding IBUS flashes, you should be able to reprogram the commands from IBUS, add: SET|| in front of your commands.. this will prevent RR from flashing. For instance, if your command in IBUS is "NEXT" then change it to "SET||NEXT" this will prevent it from flashing when IBUS sends the command.
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