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Does anyone know why my Balloon is not disappearing after 5 seconds? Here is my code:

        With Me.NotifyIcon
            .Icon = Me.Icon
            .ShowBalloonTip(5000, "This is the title", "Program is running", ToolTipIcon.Info)
        End With

It does disappear if I click the close button or the bubble itself, but not after the timeout.
I've just started using VB2005.

Thanks.
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Question by:JedNebula
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by:jpaulino
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Hi JedNebula,

Don't know to well but the notifyicon doesn't work for me to. What i have made is to add an additional timer to do the hide. Somehting like this:

Private ToolTipTimer As New Timer
Private nf As NotifyIcon

Sub ToolTipTimerEnd(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
        nf.Visible = False
        ToolTipTimer.Enabled = False
End Sub

Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click

nf = New NotifyIcon
With nf
      .Icon = Me.Icon
      .Visible = True
      .ShowBalloonTip(5000, "This is the title", "Program is running", ToolTipIcon.Info)
End With

With ToolTipTimer
       .Interval = 5000
       .Enabled = True
End With
AddHandler ToolTipTimer.Tick, AddressOf ToolTipTimerEnd

End Sub
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by:justin-clarke
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@jpaulino nice code to get round this issue.

FYI I would add "nf.Visible = True" to your ToolTipTimerEnd Sub. Which will then stop the notify icon from disappearing, and I would stop the timer first.
Sub ToolTipTimerEnd(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs)
        ToolTipTimer.Enabled = False
        nf.Visible = False
        nf.Visible = True
End Sub

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