OpenInsight 10 Features

Taskbar Integration – The TASKBARID property

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

In a previous post on the RXI files we mentioned the taskBarID switch that could be applied when launching the Presentation Server to un-group instances of the same executable on the Windows Taskbar.  This same principle can also be applied to top-level application windows so they can have their own icon on the taskbar rather than being grouped together with other application windows owned by the same instance.

To support this feature OpenInsight 10 provides a new WINDOW property called TASKBARID, which should contains a unique value that differentiates the window from other windows running on the desktop.

For example, a fairly easy way to set a unique value would be to combine the window ID and handle like so:

taskBarID = @window : "." : get_Property( @window, "HANDLE" )
call set_Property( @window, "TASKBARID", taskBarID )

Here is an example of a window with a blank TASKBAR property – notice that it is grouped with the System Monitor window as they both belong to the same instance of OpenInsight:



Here is the same window with the TASKBARID set to “TEST” – the OpenInsight 10 window icon is now visible on the TaskBar:



Note that you can also give multiple windows the same TASKBARID if you wish to control how they are grouped together.

[Edit: 01 Feb 13 – property renamed to TASKBARID]

(Disclaimer: This article is based on preliminary information and may be subject to change in the final release version of OpenInsight 10).

Revelation Conference

Revelation Software does not have a Conference scheduled for 2018.  Click the button below for our previous Conference web site.

Click Here

On The Road

Throughout the year Revelation Software attends various multivalue User Conferences as well as our Regional User Group meetings.

Click Here

International Offices

Revelation Software has various International Offices and sales regions located on multiple continents.

Click Here

Featured Clients

Revelation Software's clients are involved in every industry around the world. Here is a sampling of some of our clients and their businesses

Click Here