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Gozzgug

What I am trying to do is put an uptime counter in the system tray but I don't see any way to do this?

Does anyone know how to put a counter or some other dynamic message in the system tray?

Thanks in advance.

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Melba23

Gozzgug,

I recommend using TraySetToolTip() which you can then update regularly to give a display whenever the mouse is over the tray icon - at least that is what I did in a similar case.

As I read the help file, the icon used by TraySetIcon() has to be a preset ico file. I did write one script which had a small progress bar in the icon, but I had to draw 8 icons, each with a slightly longer bar, to get the effect. At least Zedna's Resources UDF let me incorporate them into the compiled file!

However, I stand by to be corrected by the more knowledgeable!

M23


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

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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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