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Minimize to tray button

Hi, Is there a way to add a "minimize to tray" button to a windows form's title bar (.net)? Thanks in advance

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AD Administrator Syncfusion Team December 26, 2005 02:31 AM

Hi If ur actual need is to minimize application to sys tray when user clicks on minimize button,I have one method.Just check the WindowState property in a TimerElapsed or thread and if it is FormWindowState.Minimized then minimize to tray. Best of luck >Hi, > >Is there a way to add a "minimize to tray" button to a windows form''s title bar (.net)? > >Thanks in advance >


WI William January 4, 2006 10:51 AM

Yes you should add NotifyIcon control to your application. Then in the Form_Resize event check to see if the window state is being changed to minimized and then show the NotifyIcon control in the sysTray; Then allow a right click of the control to show a context menu strip and/or allow user to double click the NotifyIcon and it would open the application back to the previous state which you should have created a UserSetting to store the State of the window in!!

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