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A Complete & Easy SysTray Dll

Submitted on: 1/17/2015 5:29:00 PM
By: Alan Toews (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 41 Users
Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     This dll and test project allow you to easily place an icon in the system tray and set its tooltip. This dll provides MouseMove, MouseDown, MouseUp, Click, DoubleClick, Minimize, and Restore events, and allows you to easily minimize a form to the tray. You can also specify a popup menu, and how it responds. (eg: on right click,double click etc...) I've added a new property (Persistent) which reloads the icon if Explorer crashes. Please let me know if you find any bugs with it.


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'Windows API/Global Declarations for :A Complete & Easy SysTray Dll
'API declarations for setting the tray icon
Private Declare Function SetForegroundWindow _
Lib "user32" (ByVal hwnd As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function Shell_NotifyIcon _
Lib "shell32" Alias "Shell_NotifyIconA" _
(ByVal dwMessage As Long, pnid As NOTIFYICONDATA) As Boolean
'API declarations for capturing mouse events in
'the tray icon
Private Declare Function CallWindowProc _
Lib "user32" Alias "CallWindowProcA" (ByVal _
lpPrevWndFunc As Long, ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal _
Msg As Long, ByVal wParam As Long, ByVal lParam _
As Long) As Long
Private Declare Function SetWindowLong _
Lib "user32" Alias "SetWindowLongA" (ByVal hwnd _
As Long, ByVal nIndex As Long, ByVal dwNewLong _
As Long) As Long
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