"Open recent" opens behind existing window on Windows 10

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Whenever I use open recent in a new window the new window ends up covered by the existing window. It's a minor niggle but I've been caught out by it many times - closing the wrong window for example.

Usually I do this to resume work on a project or just to cut and paste some previous code.

I know Windows 10 has a nasty habit of opening dialogs under the topmost window so it might be something to do with that but if open recent in a new window appeared on top it would be less irksome and improve the work flow (in my opinion).

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Please vote for the existing issue https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-167068 to increase its priority and be notified about updates.

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Thank you - I  missed that. Have voted as requested.

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