How to prevent window minimizing in Air/Flex application

Posted on 2011-03-02
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Last Modified: 2013-11-11
I have an Adobe Air application that I need to prevent users from minimizing the window. I think the problem is with app.xml file. I've tried setting the  <minimizable> tags within the initialWindow node, but it has no effect. XML file attached.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<application xmlns="http://ns.adobe.com/air/application/1.5">

<!-- Adobe AIR Application Descriptor File Template.

	Specifies parameters for identifying, installing, and launching AIR applications.

	xmlns - The Adobe AIR namespace: http://ns.adobe.com/air/application/1.5
			The last segment of the namespace specifies the version 
			of the AIR runtime required for this application to run.
	minimumPatchLevel - The minimum patch level of the AIR runtime required to run 
			the application. Optional.

	<!-- The application identifier string, unique to this application. Required. -->

	<!-- Used as the filename for the application. Required. -->

	<!-- The name that is displayed in the AIR application installer. 
	     May have multiple values for each language. See samples or xsd schema file. Optional. -->

	<!-- An application version designator (such as "v1", "2.5", or "Alpha 1"). Required. -->

	<!-- Description, displayed in the AIR application installer.
	     May have multiple values for each language. See samples or xsd schema file. Optional. -->
	<!-- <description></description> -->

	<!-- Copyright information. Optional -->
	<!-- <copyright></copyright> -->

	<!-- Settings for the application's initial window. Required. -->
		<!-- The main SWF or HTML file of the application. Required. -->
		<!-- Note: In Flex Builder, the SWF reference is set automatically. -->
		<content>[This value will be overwritten by Flex Builder in the output app.xml]</content>
		<!-- The title of the main window. Optional. -->
		<!-- <title></title> -->

		<!-- The type of system chrome to use (either "standard" or "none"). Optional. Default standard. -->
		<!-- <systemChrome></systemChrome> -->

		<!-- Whether the window is transparent. Only applicable when systemChrome is none. Optional. Default false. -->
		<!-- <transparent></transparent> -->

		<!-- Whether the window is initially visible. Optional. Default false. -->
		<!-- <visible></visible> -->

		<!-- Whether the user can minimize the window. Optional. Default true. -->
		<!-- <minimizable>false</minimizable> -->

		<!-- Whether the user can maximize the window. Optional. Default true. -->
		<!-- <maximizable>false</maximizable> -->

		<!-- Whether the user can resize the window. Optional. Default true. -->
		<!-- <resizable>false</resizable> -->

		<!-- The window's initial width. Optional. -->
		<!-- <width></width> -->

		<!-- The window's initial height. Optional. -->
		<!-- <height></height> -->

		<!-- The window's initial x position. Optional. -->
		<!-- <x></x> -->

		<!-- The window's initial y position. Optional. -->
		<!-- <y></y> -->

		<!-- The window's minimum size, specified as a width/height pair, such as "400 200". Optional. -->
		<!-- <minSize></minSize> -->

		<!-- The window's initial maximum size, specified as a width/height pair, such as "1600 1200". Optional. -->
		<!-- <maxSize></maxSize> -->

	<!-- The subpath of the standard default installation location to use. Optional. -->
	<!-- <installFolder></installFolder> -->

	<!-- The subpath of the Programs menu to use. (Ignored on operating systems without a Programs menu.) Optional. -->
	<!-- <programMenuFolder></programMenuFolder> -->

	<!-- The icon the system uses for the application. For at least one resolution,
		 specify the path to a PNG file included in the AIR package. Optional. -->
	<!-- <icon>
	</icon> -->

	<!-- Whether the application handles the update when a user double-clicks an update version
	of the AIR file (true), or the default AIR application installer handles the update (false).
	Optional. Default false. -->
	<!-- <customUpdateUI></customUpdateUI> -->
	<!-- Whether the application can be launched when the user clicks a link in a web browser.
	Optional. Default false. -->
	<!-- <allowBrowserInvocation></allowBrowserInvocation> -->

	<!-- Listing of file types for which the application can register. Optional. -->
	<!-- <fileTypes> -->

		<!-- Defines one file type. Optional. -->
		<!-- <fileType> -->

			<!-- The name that the system displays for the registered file type. Required. -->
			<!-- <name></name> -->

			<!-- The extension to register. Required. -->
			<!-- <extension></extension> -->
			<!-- The description of the file type. Optional. -->
			<!-- <description></description> -->
			<!-- The MIME content type. -->
			<!-- <contentType></contentType> -->
			<!-- The icon to display for the file type. Optional. -->
			<!-- <icon>
			</icon> -->
		<!-- </fileType> -->
	<!-- </fileTypes> -->


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You have to remove the comment tags <!-- --> surrounding the minimizable setting.


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Ah geez... It's one of those days!


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