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Can I keep a tray menu open after selecting an option?

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Hi Everyone, I have a standard tray item with multiple submenus with radio options.  Changing any of those submenu radio options closes the entire menu tree.  I'd like users of my script to be able to continue to browse the submenus after picking one, so I'd prefer it didn't close.  Any way I can make this change?

 

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I see nothing to change, maybe the bug is in line 14.

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I'm sure there is a way to do it but I wouldn't know how. I don't know of any windows message to register with GUIRegisterMsg because you're talking about the tray menu, which is apart of the notification area. What I think you would have to do is something like this. And you can use

$hSysTray_Handle = ControlGetHandle('[Class:NotifyIconOverflowWindow]', '', '[Class:ToolbarWindow32;Instance:1]')

To get all the icon titles in the overflow notification area. You'll have to intercept when the user clicks on a button in your tray menu, and when right-click it in your code.

Honestly, this seems bad. I'd use a context menu on your GUI instead, much simpler and cleaner.

#include <GUIConstants.au3>
#include <GUIMenu.au3>

Local $hGUI = GUICreate("Example")
Local $hMenu = GUICtrlCreateContextMenu()
Local $idExample1 = GUICtrlCreateMenuItem("Example 1", $hMenu, 0)
Local $idExample2 = GUICtrlCreateMenuItem("Example 2", $hMenu, 1)
Local $idExample3 = GUICtrlCreateMenuItem("Example 3", $hMenu, 2)
Local $aPosition = 0

GUISetState(@SW_SHOW, $hGUI)
GUIRegisterMsg($WM_COMMAND, WM_COMMAND)
GUIRegisterMsg($WM_CONTEXTMENU, WM_CONTEXTMENU)

While (True)
    Switch (GUIGetMsg())
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            GUIDelete($hGUI)
            Exit 0
    EndSwitch
WEnd

Func WM_COMMAND($hWndFrom, $iMsg, $wParam, $lParam)
    #forceref $hWndFrom, $iMsg, $wParam
    Local $iIDFrom = BitAND($wParam, 0xFFFF)

    Switch ($hWndFrom)
        Case $hGUI
            If ($iIDFrom <= $idExample3 Or $idExample1 >= $iIDFrom) Then
                If (Not IsArray($aPosition)) Then Return -1
                GUICtrlSetState($iIDFrom, BitXOR(GUICtrlRead($iIDFrom), $GUI_ENABLE, $GUI_UNCHECKED, $GUI_CHECKED))
                _GUICtrlMenu_TrackPopupMenu(GUICtrlGetHandle($hMenu), $hWndFrom, $aPosition[0], $aPosition[1])
            EndIf
    EndSwitch

    Return $GUI_RUNDEFMSG
EndFunc   ;==>WM_COMMAND

Func WM_CONTEXTMENU($hWndFrom, $iMsg, $wParam, $lParam)
    ; Just to track where the menu should be after clicking a button
    $aPosition = MouseGetPos()
EndFunc   ;==>WM_CONTEXTMENU

 

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