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temporarily disable tray menu

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Hello everyone,

i'm working on a script that is resident in the tray, waiting for the user to select a tray item, and then execute a function.

the function may take a while to complete (more than a few seconds), and while it is executed, the tray menu should be unavailable to the user. i.e. if the user clicks the tray icon while the function is executing, nothing should happen. when the function finishes, the menu should be available again.

so far the only way i came up with for this situation is to delete all menu items before the function begins, and rebuild them all when the function finishes. this makes a mess of the code, plus - i can't delete separators!

is there a simple way to temporarily disable and then re-enable the tray menu?

can anyone suggest a course of action for this issue?



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Look at TraySetClick in teh Help file.


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:


ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area


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i can't understand how this function eluded me until now... i'l give it a try.


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