ToggleDesktop - how to trigger it

Posted on 2004-11-25
Last Modified: 2013-12-03
If I follow through the 'ToggleDesktop' shortcut it leads to this script/content/ini file (?what is it?)


My question is:
- Is it a script or what is it?
- How can I run it (manually / from the cmd line, apart from clicking on the icon)
- How can I run it from within a program?

Question by:flashdriver
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    Accepted Solution

    This actually is the content of 'DESKTOP.SCF' (a Shell Command File)  - the file that is associated with the 'Show Desktop' icon in your QuickLaunch bar. To invoke that file, you need a little workaround - create a .lnk file (shell link) to the .scf file and run that one using

    start desktop.lnk
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    Expert Comment

    it's actually a function of IShellDispatch4 interface
    You can trigger it as following:

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