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Flash Window

by Allan Greis Eriksen


This package allows you to indicate that a process/application needs the end-users attention by flashing the window in the taskbar.
Size: 2 KB Download
Date Created: 14/10/2008
Date Updated: 14/10/2008
Author: Allan Greis Eriksen
Company: NOVAX A/S


This package wraps the windows API so that you can flash a window to inform the user that your application requires attention but doesn't currently have the keyboard focus.
When a window flashes is appear to change from inactive to active status.
The methods gives you a possibility to start or stop flashing.


To have your application start flashing their windows use;
Send DoFlashApplicationUntilActivated

and to have it stop again use:
Send DoStopFlashApplication