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I would like to display a different menu depending on whether the user has right- or left- clicked the tray icon.

Is this possible with autoit?

I was able to do it with autohotkey by modifing the code here :


I prefer autoit, so I would like to develop the same (compiled) program in autoit.

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Never tried this option (different traymenus) but as TrayGetMsg can recognize different clicks, i would say yes. 

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What do I do after I recognize whether it's a L- or R- tray click ?

That's what I want to know.

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I have used something like this in the past:

#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
#include <TrayConstants.au3>

Opt("TrayOnEventMode", 1) ; Use event trapping for tray menu
Opt("TrayMenuMode", 3) ; Default tray menu items will not be shown.

TrayCreateItem("Tray Item")
TrayItemSetOnEvent(-1, "_TrayItem")
TrayCreateItem("Tray Exit")
TrayItemSetOnEvent(-1, "_Exit")


; Only left click will display tray menu

; Set right click to display user GUI menu
TraySetOnEvent($TRAY_EVENT_PRIMARYUP, "_UserMenu")

; Create and hide user menu GUI
$hUser_GUI = GUICreate("User Menu", 200, 200, -1, -1, $WS_POPUP)

$cUser_Item = GUICtrlCreateLabel("User Item", 10, 10, 180, 20)

$cUser_Close = GUICtrlCreateLabel("User Close", 10, 30, 180, 20)

$cUser_Exit = GUICtrlCreateLabel("User Exit", 10, 50, 180, 20)


While 1

    Switch GUIGetMsg()
        Case $cUser_Item
            ; Hide user menu
            MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "User Item", "Clicked")
        Case $cUser_Close
            ; Hide user menu
        Case $cUser_Exit


Func _UserMenu()

    ; Get mouse position
    Local $aMousePos = MouseGetPos()

    ; Move user menu
    WinMove($hUser_GUI, "", $aMousePos[0] - 200, $aMousePos[1] - 200)

    ; Show user menu


Func _TrayItem()
    MsgBox(0, "Tray Item", "Clicked")

Func _Exit()

Obviously the user menu GUI needs to be "prettified" but the idea is there.


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