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How can I list all icons in systray?

Posted on 2004-04-25
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I'm trying to make myself a "slimer" shell...
My only problem is applications disappearing in what should be the systray.
They minimize to nowhere...
How can i list all apps using Tray Icons ?
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Question by:The_SnifF
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by:smot
ID: 10912844
Hi,

With madKernel you can manage tray icons (see API "Shell_NotifyIcon") of any application.
This kind of functionality is totally undocumented, but works well from win95 to winXP

http://help.madshi.net/TrayIcons.htm 

Download:
http://madshi.bei.t-online.de/madCollection.exe


Example:

uses
  MadKernel;

      for i := 0 to TrayIcons.ItemCount -1 do
      begin
        ShowMessgage(TrayIcons[i].Window.OwnerProcess.ExeFile);
      end;
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by:The_SnifF
ID: 10922878
thanks you so so soooooo much! :))
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by:The_SnifF
ID: 10922895
Damn, ItemCount returns 0, and there are icons there... :S

BTW, can I get this collections source?
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by:Madshi
ID: 10922939
It works only if the tray window is visible, which is probably not the case if you're trying to write your own shell, right? There are some projects out there with full sources for replacing the Windows shell - including the tray icon stuff. I don't have any links (sorry), but a search in google might help.
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by:The_SnifF
ID: 10923404
If anyone could help me find links, i'd be grateful.
I searched google for days!
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by:The_SnifF
ID: 10926542
Thanks, though I found that page, the one with Delphi source isn't available.
And one VB source I couldn't get...
I'll try the others :)
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by:The_SnifF
ID: 10969307
ok, i got it, my apps "says" it is the systray
that way:
  WM_TASKBARCREATED := RegisterWindowMessage('TaskbarCreated');
  PostMessage(HWND_BROADCAST, WM_TASKBARCREATED, 0, 0);
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by:Madshi
ID: 11140950
Yes, and I guess you have to create your own window with the correct class name which claims to be the systray.
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