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Hide the clock on the taskbar

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Submitted on: 1/6/2015 4:44:00 PM
By: Per Andersson (from psc cd)  
Level: Intermediate
User Rating: By 6 Users
Compatibility: VB 5.0, VB 6.0
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     Hide the clock on the taskbar with not much code.
 
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'**************************************
' Name: Hide the clock on the taskbar
' Description:Hide the clock on the taskbar with not much code.
' By: Per Andersson (from psc cd)
'**************************************

'Create one form, two buttons and one module
'Put this code in the module
Public Declare Function FindWindow Lib "user32" Alias "FindWindowA" (ByVal lpClassName As String, ByVal lpWindowName As String) As Long
Public Declare Function FindWindowEx Lib "user32" Alias "FindWindowExA" (ByVal hWnd1 As Long, ByVal hWnd2 As Long, ByVal lpsz1 As String, ByVal lpsz2 As String) As Long
Public Declare Function ShowWindow Lib "user32" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal nCmdShow As Long) As Long
Public Function HideClock()
Dim FindClass As Long, FindParent As Long, Handle As Long
FindClass& = FindWindow("Shell_TrayWnd", vbNullString)
FindParent& = FindWindowEx(FindClass&, 0, "TrayNotifyWnd", vbNullString)
Handle& = FindWindowEx(FindParent&, 0, "TrayClockWClass", vbNullString)
ShowWindow Handle&, 0
End Function
Public Function ShowClock()
Dim FindClass As Long, FindParent As Long, Handle As Long
FindClass& = FindWindow("Shell_TrayWnd", vbNullString)
FindParent& = FindWindowEx(FindClass&, 0, "TrayNotifyWnd", vbNullString)
Handle& = FindWindowEx(FindParent&, 0, "TrayClockWClass", vbNullString)
ShowWindow Handle&, 1
End Function
'Put his code in the form
Private Sub Command1_Click()
HideClock
End Sub
Private Sub Command2_Click()
ShowClock
End Sub


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