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Progress bar in taskbar button   [Discuss]

By: Martijn Coppoolse   Homepage   Voorburg, NL  
Date: Dec 11,2017 at 12:28
In Response to: Progress bar in taskbar button (Slobodan Vujnovic)

> That's why I suggested adding an alternate icon with a red dot -- I
> suppose a program can tell the OS to change it, like it does with the title?
> Not sure, though...

That should indeed be possible, probably using the WM_SETICON message. However, I’ve never tried it for a console application.

> >I expect that nobody would want to see ZTreeWin's progress when
> >they’re watching full-screen content, unless perhaps an auditory notification
> >when it’s finished.
> Well, some users may actually watch a few episodes of, say, Mr. Robot,
> in full screen, because they are waiting for a long
> operation to finish :-)


> I have used a macro in the past that beeped after an operation and
> had a ZEP somewhere: one beep for OK, two or more for other conditions.

Yes, I remember seeing that ZEP. But I usually have other stuff to do while waiting; so I’ll check after finishing some other task.


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