Taskbar icons

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David Snook
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Taskbar icons

Unread post by David Snook » 16 Nov 2013 19:47

I'm using a layered window to create an overlay effect but noticed that it shows as a separate icon on the taskbar. The problem is that this allows the user to potentially delete the overlay window via the
taskbar icon.

I'm guessing that since the overlay window must use the screen window as the parent the overlay
is seen as a separate application?

Is there any way to control how these taskbar icons appear?

Regards,

David Snook

David Snook
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Joined: 6 Feb 2003 0:01

Unread post by David Snook » 16 Nov 2013 22:53

I found the answer:

Use the extended window style "ws_ex_toolwindow".

David Snook

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