I want to make an application which has no button on taskbar (but has an icon in the Taskbar Notification Area). In the project file I made the application invisible (Application.ShowMainForm:=false), so at start I don’t have button on the taskbar. But when I show a form, the application’s button appears on the taskbar.
I tried two things:
1. Hiding the button with ShowWindow(Application.Handle, sw_Hide) in OnShow event handler --> the button appears for a moment.
2. Using the ShowWindow(Form.Handle, sw_Restore) function instead of Form.Show method --> no button appears on the taskbar, but no components appear on the form. Showing each component on form is hard and -- especially -- very ugly.