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How to Run in the System Tray

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    How do I have my program icon show up in the system tray beside the clock and the little speaker?  I would like to run a service-type background process that does not appear on the taskbar in the same way interbase does.  When that icon is in the system tray, how do I know when it is clicked/ right clicked on?  Is it the same as if the icon were in the taskbar?  Thanks in advance for any and all help.
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http://www.infonex.com/~dacroyle/csd/

Click on systray. This is the source for a simple TSysTrayIcon icon I posted to usenet a while ago. It could be used as is, or it could serve as a simple explanation on how to use the SysTray-related functions.

To hide your app from the task-list and the taskbar, put the following line in your project source, right after Application.Initialize

ShowWindow(Application.Handle, SW_HIDE);


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Erik.
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