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Hiding laskbar button

Posted on 1998-09-15
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How can I hide/remove my application’s button from the tasbar (without hiding the application’s windows, of course)? (My application has an icon in the Notification Area, and it’s enough, I don’t need a button).
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by:JimBob091197
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Have you tried "ShowWindow(Application.Handle, SW_HIDE);"?
(If you add this to your project file you might need to add Windows to your uses clause.)

JB
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Hi
Simply use the following to hide it
showwindow(Application.Handle,sw_hide)
and to show it again
showwindow(Application.Handle,sw_restore);
Regards, Igor
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by:inter
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Sorry JimBob, I did not notice,
please reject this biroadam, JimBob is first...
bye, igor
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Hi Igor, not a problem.  These things happen.

Cheers,
JB
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by:biroadam
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inter,
Thank you, it was really simple.

ps. Don’t you know how can I display buttons on the taskbar for windows which were created dinamically by my application? For example, if my application will create N windows, on the taskbar must appear N buttons (the application’s main form must NOT have a button on the taskbar).
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by:biroadam
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Sorry, JimBob, inter,
I didn’t realize that I should reject this answer (anyway, I don’t no if I really should).

Adam
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by:inter
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Hi,-thanks-
do it as follows(multi button on task bar) for each form(preferably in oncreate or on a prober way before showing)

  SetWindowLong(Form1.Handle, GWL_EXSTYLE, WS_EX_APPWINDOW);

regards, igor

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by:biroadam
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Igor,
Thank you again.

Regards,
Adam
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