The Slave Window function is used to create an
additional editing window that is in a separate family group from and
is subservient to the current window. A slave windows is always displayed "on top"
of its master window. Within the Microsoft Windows jargon, a slave window
is referred to as a "unclipped child" window. Opened data files are not shared
between master and slave.
Slave windows are spontaneously created by OmniGlyph by several functions that
require processing power that exceeds the capability of a normal "dialog box". This
Examples of slave windows are log files and interactive report files.
Keyboard and editing focus will automatically switch between master and slave when
the arrow cursor is moved over the respective window. Only one slave window is
allowed per master.