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How do I get a program to run in the system tray?
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You can download a very good and small component to add a Icon to the system tray at
http://pages.prodigy.com/X/X/A/XXCB19A/systray.zip
It has all of the needed events, supports popup menus etc' (freeware)
Install it (component|Install component) and it's tab will be added.

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by:Madshi
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Just write a "normal" application without a form. Use "ShowMainForm:=false" or just delete the form unit and add a unit without a form.
Then use the component from Yoni.
Then add a message loop in your program like
"while not Application.Terminated do Application.HandleMessage;"

Regards, Madshi.
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by:bryan7
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I tried the component, Yoni, and it doesn't work for me.
Maybe because I'm using Win 98.

bryan

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by:Madshi
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I'm using the win API directly. That works with win98 well, too.

Regards, Madshi.
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by:Yoni
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I havent tried it on win98 but i'm not surprised that it doesn't work there
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by:vperez
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well i'm usin win98 and it works just fine...
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by:Yoni
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I now tried it on Windows 98

No problem...
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