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Author Topic: Tray Icon ..  (Read 4446 times)

tabaz

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Tray Icon ..
« on: October 18, 2008, 05:39:05 AM »
Is it possible to alter the tray icon with another icon than the (imo ugly) buildin ones ? Alternatively it would be greate if there was a way to completely hide the tray icon.

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Re: Tray Icon ..
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2008, 05:47:24 AM »

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Re: Tray Icon ..
« Reply #2 on: October 20, 2008, 02:19:21 PM »
well, too bad this does not help.

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Re: Tray Icon ..
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2008, 12:49:33 AM »
People have asked to be able to hide icon for quite a while.. maybe i will give in and add this feature in the next release.

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Re: Tray Icon ..
« Reply #4 on: October 24, 2008, 12:37:02 PM »
Would be nice as there is no reason at all to have a tray icon ;) Same is true for most apps which do install one, though.

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Re: Tray Icon ..
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2008, 09:48:57 AM »
FWIW, I look at tray icons in some cases to see if certain things are running -- I know this doesn't work out in all situations, but it's been useful for me enough to want to leave at least FARR's icon visible.

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Re: Tray Icon ..
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2008, 06:24:05 PM »
FWIW, I look at tray icons in some cases to see if certain things are running -- I know this doesn't work out in all situations, but it's been useful for me enough to want to leave at least FARR's icon visible.
Well, we have the Task Manager for that :) Besides, you should always have FARR running, no icon should be required to check if it is ;)

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Re: Tray Icon ..
« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2008, 07:51:38 PM »
i prefer the tray-icon to be visible during the initial use after installation. let the user disable it manually, when they become much more familiar with Farr.

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Re: Tray Icon ..
« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2008, 09:30:38 PM »
Well, we have the Task Manager for that :)
Not sure I follow this -- unless I have the Task Manager window open all of the time, wouldn't I have to perform a series of actions to check whether FARR is running?

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Besides, you should always have FARR running, no icon should be required to check if it is ;)
When doing plugin development, I don't always end up having FARR running -- sometimes it goes away and sometimes I terminate the process :)

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Re: Tray Icon ..
« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2008, 09:44:55 PM »
When doing plugin development, I don't always end up having FARR running -- sometimes it goes away and sometimes I terminate the process

for these cases, jgpaiva had made a work-around AHK script here.

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Re: Tray Icon ..
« Reply #10 on: November 02, 2008, 10:20:14 PM »
Thanks for the pointer -- I'll see how that script and what you posted in that thread work out.