systray [2]: transparent icons: let systray window responsible for background

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Tue Jan 2 09:55:57 CST 2007

"Kirill K. Smirnov" <lich at> writes:

> 2) If I set window shape to 'AND' bitmap of icon (do I correctly 
> understand you?) then what to do with full transparent icons? E.g. some 
> applications (qip) flashes the icons by changing the icon with full 
> transparent icon and back.
>  a) Will window with NULL shape be created?
>  b) if a) is true, then when I click on null icon will I get any events?

No, you'd have to click while the icon is shown. I don't think there's
any way to make a window transparent for output but not for input. Not
sure it's a big problem though.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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