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Tear-off windows

Tear-off windows

Some pop-over dialogs, listed under Secondary windows, can be turned into stand-alone windows and are sometimes described as 'tear-off' windows. Pop-overs supporting tear-off advertise the possibility with an icon in the top right corner of the pop-over.

Tearing-off is done by clicking-and-dragging on the margin of a pop-up. After a small distance of drag, the pop-up will change to discrete window.

Tear-off windows have normal window controls and can be closed or minimised like other windows.

The torn-off state does not persist beyond the end of a document session, i.e. when the parent document is closed.

Currently, the pop-overs offering a tear-off function are: