?
Solved

Anybody know how to stop the main form from appearing in the taskbar (not sytem tray) in visual basic?

Posted on 2003-03-13
6
Medium Priority
?
173 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-25
Anybody know how to stop the main form from appearing in the taskbar (not sytem tray) in visual basic?
0
Comment
Question by:apurvs
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
6 Comments
 
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

by:
aelatik earned 120 total points
ID: 8126546
Set ShowInTaskbar in the properties menu on False

Happy programming :)
Ayhan Elatik
0
 
LVL 43

Expert Comment

by:TimCottee
ID: 8126567
Hi apurvs,

Set the .ShowInTaskBar property to false.

Note that if you change the .BorderStyle property of the form you may experience differing results with this property as they interact. You need to experiment with any combinations and see which works best for you.

Tim Cottee MCSD, MCDBA, CPIM
http://www.timcottee.tk 

Brainbench MVP for Visual Basic
http://www.brainbench.com

Experts-Exchange Advisory Board Member
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:irfanazam
ID: 8126685
Use the following

Form1.ShowInTaskbar = False
0
 

Expert Comment

by:CleanupPing
ID: 8900169
apurvs:
This old question needs to be finalized -- accept an answer, split points, or get a refund.  For information on your options, please click here-> http:/help/closing.jsp#1 
Experts: Post your closing recommendations!  Who deserves points here?
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:DanRollins
ID: 9692809
Moderator, my recommended disposition is:

    Accept aelatik's comment(s) as an answer.

DanRollins -- EE database cleanup volunteer
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar: Networking for the Cloud Era

Did you know SD-WANs can improve network connectivity? Check out this webinar to learn how an SD-WAN simplified, one-click tool can help you migrate and manage data in the cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

A theme is a collection of property settings that allow you to define the look of pages and controls, and then apply the look consistently across pages in an application. Themes can be made up of a set of elements: skins, style sheets, images, and o…
Entering time in Microsoft Access can be difficult. An input mask often bothers users more than helping them and won't catch all typing errors. This article shows how to create a textbox for 24-hour time input with full validation politely catching …
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Excel using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Excel. Using automation, an Access application can laun…
This is Part 3 in a 3-part series on Experts Exchange to discuss error handling in VBA code written for Excel. Part 1 of this series discussed basic error handling code using VBA. http://www.experts-exchange.com/videos/1478/Excel-Error-Handlin…

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question