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Balloon Tips on Windows XP Task Bar

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July 16, 2004 5:27:39 PM

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Let me see if I can explain my problem easily....
I am creating a simple window by using Windows Api's CreateWindow()
command, and making SetWindowLong, ShowWindow..calls to display the
window. When I run the process, and the window is created, as we all
know, the icons show up on the task bar. However, when this process is
created, the ballon tips that show up on the task bars, and show the
process names when mouse is on the icon get messed up. The names shown
in the balloon tips are wrong..they are off by one!! However when I
move the mouse away from the task bar, and bring it back, the balloon
tip shows the correct name...

Has anybody seen this type of problem before? It only happens in
XP..not in NT..Any ideas will be greatly appreciated...I want to fix
the balloon tip problem because when you have many windows open, you
can't read the whole name in the task bar, and the balloon tips are
helpful...

Thanks for your help!

Manu
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July 17, 2004 4:42:39 PM

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| "Manu" <http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spam/fightspam...;
| wrote in message news:38c29150.0407161227.5e2b1251@posting.google.com
| Let me see if I can explain my problem easily....
| I am creating a simple window by using Windows Api's
| CreateWindow() command, and making SetWindowLong,
| ShowWindow..calls to display the window. <SNIP>

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