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Can a tray icon be hidden, rather than "destoryed"?

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I've been using traysetstate to "hide" my icon... but the problem is, it is completely gone. Is there a way to make it so that the tray needs to be expanded in order to see it? I would like to still be able to access the icon when i need it.

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If you use Vista, then adjust the Taskbar "Properties - Notification Area - Customise" to set your particular icon to "Hide". Then it will always be hidden until you expand the tray.

If you want the icon to reappear from within your code, use TraySetState(1) to recreate it.


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Is there any way to somehow make that happen through the program? I'm interested in distributing this, and all of the settings are accessed through the tray icon. Could there be some registry value I could write or something of that nature? That data must be stored somewhere... I just wouldn't want to have my icon always be up; the idea is that the program is mostly transparent.

Any ideas?

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