Andreas Mahnke

NAME

Win32::SysTray

SYNOPSIS

        use strict;
        use Win32::SysTray;
        use File::Basename;
        use File::Spec::Functions qw[ catfile rel2abs updir ];
        
        my $tray = new Win32::SysTray (
                'icon' => rel2abs(dirname($0)).'\img\icon.ico',
                'single' => 1,
        ) or exit 0;
        
        $tray->setMenu (
                "> &Test" => sub { print "Hello from the Tray\n"; },
                ">-"      => 0,
                "> E&xit" => sub { return -1 },
        ); 
        
        $tray->runApplication;

DESCRIPTION

The Win32::SysTray module allows the programmer to create perl applications that are stored in the Windows system tray.

AUTHOR

Andreas Mahnke

Methods:

new

        creates a new object of the class
        
        parameters:
                name:    Name of the Tray Application (default -> 'MyTray')
                tooltip: Text to be displayed when moving the mouse over the tray icon (default -> name attribute)
                icon:    path to *.ico file to be used as icon for the tray (MANDATORY!)
                single:  only one running instance of the application is allowed
                

setMenu

        sets the popup menu of the tray application which is dislayed when (right)clicking on the icon
        
        see synopsis for example of using
                

runApplication

        run the application (invokes Win32::GUI::Dialog)