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Changing Application Icon (System Tray) on the fly?

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ycomp

Hi,

How can I change the system tray icon? I set my main icon from the IDE in the Compile Dialog... however I would like to change it to a different icon when my program is "thinking".. (user is waiting) and then restore the original icon in the system tray when it has completed that task.

How can I do this?

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monoceres

Look what I found: TraySetIcon() :)


Broken link? PM me and I'll send you the file!

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Jos

example from the SciTE4AutoIt3 Helpfile (requires the full SciTE4Autoit3 package installed):

#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_Icon_Add=C:\Program Files\AutoIt3\Icons\au3.ico
#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_Icon_Add=C:\Program Files\AutoIt3\Icons\filetype1.ico
#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_Icon_Add=C:\Program Files\AutoIt3\Icons\filetype2.ico
#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_Icon_Add=C:\Program Files\AutoIt3\Icons\filetype3.ico
#AutoIt3Wrapper_Res_Icon_Add=C:\Program Files\AutoIt3\Icons\filetype-blank.ico
#include <GUIConstants.au3>
GUICreate("Demo resource ICO's")
$h_Button1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("my picture button", 10, 20, 40, 40, $BS_ICON)
GUISetState()
For $x = 0 To 7
   $rc = TraySetIcon(@ScriptFullPath, -$x)
   $rc2 = GUICtrlSetImage($h_Button1, @ScriptFullPath, -$x)
   If $x < 3 Then
      TrayTip("Default ico:" & $x, "TraySetIcon rc:" & $rc & @LF & "GUICtrlSetImage rc:" & $rc2, 3)
   Else
      TrayTip("New ico:" & $x, "TraySetIcon rc:" & $rc & @LF & "GUICtrlSetImage rc:" & $rc2, 3)
   EndIf
   Sleep(2000)
Next
GUIDelete()
Edited by Jos

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ycomp

I had search help and looked in index for icon, icons... but found nothing... didn't think to look under "tray". Thanks for the tip... and Jos, thanks for the code.

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