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How to minimize to system tray?

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  • How to minimize to system tray?

    Can someone tell me how to make prog minimize to system tray by clock, instead of mere minimize to taskbar?

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    Re: How to minimize to system tray?

    There isn't a way to do this within AMS...

    But, here is a workaround that I've used.

    You can use the ShowWindow function in the User32.dll to hide and show the window. Problem is there isn't a way the user can click on the hidden window to show it again. I created a C++ exe that creates a tray icon with a popup menu to restore the app. In the AMS project, I hide the window, execute the traywait.exe (with the wait until finished option), then follow it with a show window.

    Kind of crude, but it does work.

    Download Sample Here


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      Re: How to minimize to system tray?


      If you wanted to use this and wanted a different Icon, and an actual Tooltip on the mouseover, send me the icon and the text you'd want, and I compile it for you.