Solved

closing all applications on taskbar

Posted on 1998-07-16
3
127 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-03
How can I close all applications which are on the Start menu and minimized, (apps that show on taskbar)  with Vb5. (one command)
joe
 
 
 

0
Comment
Question by:josmic
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:MikeP090797
ID: 1466021
Try this:

Declare Function FindWindow Lib "user32" Alias "FindWindowA" (ByVal lpClassName As String, ByVal lpWindowName As String) As Long

Declare Function IsIconic Lib "user32" Alias "IsIconic" (ByVal hwnd As Long) As Long
Declare Function CloseWindow Lib "user32" Alias "CloseWindow" (ByVal hwnd As Long) As Long


H = FindWindow("", "")
Do While H<>0
if IsIconic(H) then CloseWindow(h)
loop
0
 

Author Comment

by:josmic
ID: 1466022
Mikep
got what I needed with  IsIconic(H)
thanks, please answer for points

0
 
LVL 8

Accepted Solution

by:
MikeP090797 earned 100 total points
ID: 1466023
k
0

Featured Post

Enroll in May's Course of the Month

May’s Course of the Month is now available! Experts Exchange’s Premium Members and Team Accounts have access to a complimentary course each month as part of their membership—an extra way to increase training and boost professional development.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Introduction I needed to skip over some file processing within a For...Next loop in some old production code and wished that VB (classic) had a statement that would drop down to the end of the current iteration, bypassing the statements that were c…
Introduction While answering a recent question about filtering a custom class collection, I realized that this could be accomplished with very little code by using the ScriptControl (SC) library.  This article will introduce you to the SC library a…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…
This lesson covers basic error handling code in Microsoft Excel using VBA. This is the first lesson in a 3-part series that uses code to loop through an Excel spreadsheet in VBA and then fix errors, taking advantage of error handling code. This l…

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question