system tray icons

This is a discussion on system tray icons within the Windows Programming forums, part of the Platform Specific Boards category; can anyone give me a link to a tutorial of how to add a system tray icon and recieve messages ...

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    can anyone give me a link to a tutorial of how to add a system tray icon and recieve messages for it and how to give it a menu?
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    No tutorial links, but I can give you a method. Use Shell_NotifyIcon() to create the icon, and a combination of LoadMenu() and TrackMenuPopupEx() to display a menu when you intercept the message in the window proc.
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