That was a good idea then and still is! Or, why not be free to place it where you want to.
You did read the previous posts, right?
You can have it on or off all the time or click it off any time it is on. There is a limit to the options available and it is obvious WGT is not planning on changing something that works.
I can also tell you from long experience, changing one thing in a program this complex very often screws up something totally unrelated.