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Posted on 2006-10-20
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i want to open a jFrame iconified but i want the same effect then Windows use it with Messenger..

thats mean the new jFrame instance is opened iconified but it starts to blinking in the TaskBar...

has anyone an idea how to do this?

Kind Regards Stefan
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In JAVA 5 an iconified application starts blinking when you add a new component to the main frame.
I don't know why, but it serves your needs in this case.

CEHJ's solution brings up an icon in the system tray, that stays there.
That's new, but not what you asked for.

;JOOP!
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by:woigl
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are you sure?

what functionality is in java 6 that i can use for it?
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I'm afraid that 6 only ADDs the system tray option.

;JOOP!
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Okay Joop, that sounds good,

but can you explain what you mean with iconified and component?

you mean i should put the frame iconified and then i place a new component?
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hoomanv earned 250 total points
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Flash taskbar and many other nice features thru JNI
See the demo here: http://www.jniwrapper.com/pages/winpack/demo
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I noticed accidently that when I added a button to my iconified (thus invisible)
JFrame (in effect to some JPanel on it) the taskbar icon started to flash.

;JOOP!
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i currently try the demo of the jniwrapper
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jniwraper works great... it solve all my issues - thanks a lot
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