How to hide running application's window and the task bar identification

Hi Experts,
I'd like to hide my running application from the desktop. That means both the window and the tab in the task bar. I don't need to hide it in the Task List (Ctrl+Alt+Delete) so that's not the problem. Anyway, I know the the Systray components do the same thing but it really didn't work for me. Please, help. Thank you
jakubklosAsked:
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intheCommented:
hi,
to hide from taskbar do this on formcreate etc:

ShowWindow(Application.Handle, SW_HIDE);
SetWindowLong(Application.Handle, GWL_EXSTYLE,
  GetWindowLong(Application.Handle, GWL_EXSTYLE)
    or WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW and not WS_EX_APPWINDOW);


to hide the main form ,inside the project file before  the line Application.Run put the line :
Application.ShowMainForm := False
this stops the main form from showing.


Regards Barry
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jakubklosAuthor Commented:
Thank you Barry. Looks like it will work. Haven't tested it yet but seems reasonable. Thanks again.
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