Using class NotifyIcon to create a TaskBarTray Icon for the Application

NotifyIcon NI=new NotifyIcon();

NI.Icon=<SomeIcon>;

NI.ContextMenu=<SomeContextMenu>;

NI.Text=<The Tool Tip Text To Be Displayed>;

NI.Visible=true;

 

Important:
After setting it, make sure to set NotifyIcon.Visible=true.


Also, can get an Icon via doing: NotifyIcon1.Icon=this.Icon;
(this=the Form)

 

Class NotifyIcon has several Events which the user can add EventHandlers, and respond to, such as Click, DoubleClick, MouseDown, MouseMove, & MouseUp.

 

A Common use to when the NotifyIcon is clicked,

is to open the Application's Main Form.

A Common use to when the NotifyIcon is rightclicked,

is to show a conetxt menu with options relevant for the application, or to what the notifyicon represents.

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