You are a correct. I've added it to BitBucket.
However, the title of your post isn't really correct. You can make a secret database visible, but only by opening a specific view. For example, suppose the database is named secretdb. You could make the data sheet visible like this:
Or make a specific form visible.
openform "my favorite form"
BTW, if anyone reading this is not familar with
setactivedatabase, it is exactly the same as
Hold the presses! Ok, I just realized, there is a way to open whatever the saved windows were --
Still, it's correct that
openfile did this in Panorama 6 and should be changed.