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minimize into taskbar problem

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#1 ·  Posted (edited)

how would i make the following script minimize into the taskbar. currently in minimizes into a box on the lower left corner of the screen and not onto the taskbar. I want it to minimize into the task bar and when not minimized, it not in the taskbar.

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#include <Constants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

Opt("WinTitleMatchMode", 1)

$GUI = GUICreate("minimize test gui", 200, 200, -1, -1, $WS_POPUP, BitOR($WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW, $WS_EX_TOPMOST, $WS_EX_WINDOWEDGE))
$Button1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Minimize Me", 24, 24, 75, 25, 0)
$Button2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Exit", 24, 100, 75, 25, 0)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

While 1
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $Button1
            WinSetState("minimize test gui", "", @SW_MINIMIZE)
        Case $Button2
            Exit
    EndSwitch
WEnd
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If you do not need the extended styles, this works.

#include <Constants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

Opt("WinTitleMatchMode", 1)

$GUI = GUICreate("minimize test gui", 200, 200, -1, -1, $WS_POPUP);, BitOR($WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW, $WS_EX_TOPMOST, $WS_EX_WINDOWEDGE)
$Button1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Minimize Me", 24, 24, 75, 25, 0)
$Button2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Exit", 24, 100, 75, 25, 0)
GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

While 1
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE
            Exit
        Case $Button1
            WinSetState("minimize test gui", "", @SW_MINIMIZE)
        Case $Button2
            Exit
    EndSwitch
WEnd

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If you do not need the extended styles, this works.

I need the extended styles for my program. Is there any alternate way to do it like a dllcall or a function?

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Try this:

#include <Constants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

Opt("WinTitleMatchMode", 1)

$GUI = GUICreate("minimize test gui", 200, 200, -1, -1, $WS_POPUP, BitOR($WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW, $WS_EX_TOPMOST, $WS_EX_WINDOWEDGE))

$Button1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Minimize Me", 24, 24, 75, 25, 0)
$Button2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Exit", 24, 100, 75, 25, 0)

GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

While 1
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, $Button2
            Exit
        Case $GUI_EVENT_RESTORE
            GUISetState(@SW_HIDE) ;Don't ask, i don't have a clue why the GUI does not changing styles when it visible
            GUISetStyle($WS_POPUP, BitOR($WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW, $WS_EX_TOPMOST, $WS_EX_WINDOWEDGE))
            GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)
        Case $Button1
            GUISetStyle($WS_POPUP, BitOR($WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW, $WS_EX_TOPMOST, $WS_EX_WINDOWEDGE, $WS_EX_APPWINDOW))
            GUISetState(@SW_MINIMIZE)
    EndSwitch
WEnd

 

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I suggest reading about "$WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW", it states you can not do what you are trying to. I am sure you could make some compromise and come up with a work around.


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@MrCreatoR

Well.... that is an obvious solution. Sometimes I overlook the best ways of doing thing just to make it more complicated.


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Thank you MrCreatoR. This will work nicely with my script.

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#8 ·  Posted (edited)

Try this:

#include <Constants.au3>
#include <GUIConstantsEx.au3>
#include <WindowsConstants.au3>

Opt("WinTitleMatchMode", 1)

$GUI = GUICreate("minimize test gui", 200, 200, -1, -1, $WS_POPUP, BitOR($WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW, $WS_EX_TOPMOST, $WS_EX_WINDOWEDGE))

$Button1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Minimize Me", 24, 24, 75, 25, 0)
$Button2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Exit", 24, 100, 75, 25, 0)

GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

While 1
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, $Button2
            Exit
        Case $GUI_EVENT_RESTORE
            GUISetState(@SW_HIDE) ;Don't ask, i don't have a clue why the GUI does not changing styles when it visible
            GUISetStyle($WS_POPUP, BitOR($WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW, $WS_EX_TOPMOST, $WS_EX_WINDOWEDGE))
            GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)
        Case $Button1
            GUISetStyle($WS_POPUP, BitOR($WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW, $WS_EX_TOPMOST, $WS_EX_WINDOWEDGE, $WS_EX_APPWINDOW))
            GUISetState(@SW_MINIMIZE)
    EndSwitch
WEnd

No need to hide it...

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

Opt("WinTitleMatchMode", 1)

$GUI = GUICreate("minimize test gui", 200, 200, -1, -1, $WS_POPUP, BitOR($WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW, $WS_EX_TOPMOST, $WS_EX_WINDOWEDGE))

$Button1 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Minimize Me", 24, 24, 75, 25, 0)
$Button2 = GUICtrlCreateButton("Exit", 24, 100, 75, 25, 0)

GUISetState(@SW_SHOW)

While 1
    $nMsg = GUIGetMsg()
    Switch $nMsg
        Case $GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, $Button2
            Exit
        Case $GUI_EVENT_RESTORE
            $aStyle = GuiGetStyle($Gui)
            GUISetStyle($WS_POPUP,BitAnd($aStyle[1], BitNot($WS_EX_APPWINDOW)) )
            GUISetState(@SW_Restore)
        Case $Button1
            GUISetStyle($WS_POPUP, BitOR($WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW, $WS_EX_TOPMOST, $WS_EX_WINDOWEDGE, $WS_EX_APPWINDOW))
            GUISetState(@SW_MINIMIZE)
    EndSwitch
WEnd
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No need to hide it...

It's not working for me muttley

When you restore the gui, the app button still shown on the taskbar.

And GUISetStyle($WS_POPUP,BitAnd($aStyle[1], BitNot($WS_EX_APPWINDOW))) is the same as if you set a previously known styles :)


 

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It's not working for me muttley

When you restore the gui, the app button still shown on the taskbar.

And GUISetStyle($WS_POPUP,BitAnd($aStyle[1], BitNot($WS_EX_APPWINDOW))) is the same as if you set a previously known styles :)

Strange, I do not need to hide it

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#11 ·  Posted (edited)

Strange, I do not need to hide it

When you minimize the gui it shows button on taskbar, but when you click on that button, you see the gui back, but the button is dissapears, right?

I still see the button on the taskbar... can anyone else please disprove/approve it?

Edited by MrCreatoR

 

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#12 ·  Posted (edited)

When you minimize the gui it shows button on taskbar, but when you click on that button, you see the gui back, but the button is dissapears, right?

I still see the button on the taskbar... can anyone else please disprove/approve it?

I still see it too.

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