Extended TrayIcon DLL with balloon tip even displaying on win 9x systems

Category:
Forms and Controls
Type:
Controls
Difficulty:
Advanced
Author:
Anonymous

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6

More information:
Displays Tray Icon and two types of balloons. The first one is the system provided by Shell_NotifyIcon function balloon. The second one is actually a customisable Tool Tip control provided by "tooltips_class32" class. This balloon can be displayied on any Windows system since win 98 /on win 95 not tested yet/ in opposite of "Shell_NotifyIcon" balloon. In addition it is possible to display several ballons in same time for each application while the system balloon will not appears when any other application are already displaying its own balloon. The cTrayIcon class provides information about Tray Icon position on the screen. Credits: Nayan S. Patel: http://www.codeproject.com/Purgatory/Balloon-Tooltip.asp Steve McMahon: http://www.vbaccelerator.com/home/VB/Code/Libraries/Subclassing/SSubTimer/article.asp Arkadiy Olovyannikov: http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.Asp?ID=3291

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