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Hide icon of the dialog in taskbar

Posted on 2002-07-06
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Hi,
I have a dialog-based app. I don't want to show its icon in taskbar. How to do this?
Thanks!

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by:Roshan Davis
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Make the dialog style to ToolWindow

WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW   Creates a tool window, which is a window intended to be used as a floating toolbar. A tool window has a title bar that is shorter than a normal title bar, and the window title is drawn using a smaller font. A tool window does not appear in the task bar or in the window that appears when the user presses ALT+TAB.

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Thanks! Roshmon. But it does not work. The OS of my computer is win2000.

Any good suggestion?

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by:Roshan Davis
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Remove the restore and minimize button also.
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pagladasu earned 50 total points
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Check out the link in the site:
www.codesoup.com under MFC and Win32 tips
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