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How to keep the SPSS output window from popping up after every menu action

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I'm using SPSS and the defaults are set to "Display commands in the log," which is how I want it, but what I don't wan't is for the output viewer window to keep popping to the front after everything I do. How can I make it "stay put" until I want to manually maximize it or bring it to the front?


Select Edit->Options, and in the lower-right-hand, "Notification" area of the General tab you should see a checkbox for "Raise Viewer Window". Uncheck it, click OK, and you should be good to go

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16 April 2020