Taskbar-notifier like MSN Messenger

Posted on 2003-10-23
Last Modified: 2012-08-13

I would like to make a form appear like the notifier in MSN Messenger.

1. On top of all other open windows.
2. Slide in - slide  out
3.Placed just above the taskbar

Any suggestions? Any components on the market for this purpouse?

Question by:hakanfa
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Lee_Nover earned 250 total points
ID: 9612251
here's a 'cleaned' example from one of my projects

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ID: 9618606
I have an idea.
You can use a timer.Here is the simple code.

procedure TForm1.FormCreate(Sender: TObject);
  Form1.Left :=Screen.Width - Form1.Width;
  Form1.Top :=Screen.Height;
  //set your form on top of any another application
   SetWindowPos(Application.Handle, HWND_TOPMOST, 0, 0, 0, 0,(SWP_NOMOVE or SWP_NOSIZE));

procedure TForm1.Timer1Timer(Sender: TObject);
  if (Form1.Top) > (Screen.Height -Form1.Height) then
  Form1.Top :=Form1.Top -10
    Timer1.Enabled :=false;


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