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ADSS Tray Popup Window

, 17 Dec 2005
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Allows to display information popup window above tray area.

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Tray popup is a free .NET component to display information window above tray area. It works almost like standard windows 2k/xp balloons, but have more impressive look, place for icon and title. Also information window have customizable gradient background and level of transparency.

How to use

The control is easy to use. Just add it to a form in design mode. After that you can setup properties:

  • Width and Height of information window
  • Bottom and Top color of gradient background, you can use the same colors to make solid background
  • Define opacity (0-100)
  • Select Font and text Color
  • Select Icon for window, information system icon by default
  • Setup display duration (in seconds)

After that you can call method ShowWindow(string messageToShow, string messageTitle)

And that's all! Pretty information window appears!


The library presented in this article is freeware software.

Additional Information

Any additional information on Tray Popup as well as its latest versions can be obtained at 


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About the Author

Dmitry Salko
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Comments and Discussions

GeneralProblem in Tray Popup Pinmemberrenata yasa putra2-May-06 18:38 
GeneralRe: Problem in Tray Popup PinmemberMember 129825020-Mar-09 0:22 
QuestionMulitple Notifications after another? PinmemberK32121-Dec-05 4:04 
AnswerRe: Mulitple Notifications after another? PinmemberDmitry Salko21-Dec-05 7:54 
GeneralRe: Mulitple Notifications after another? PinmemberK32121-Dec-05 8:29 
GeneralGenghis pop-up PinmemberRamon Smits19-Dec-05 0:13 
GeneralRe: Genghis pop-up PinmemberDmitry Salko19-Dec-05 11:07 
AnswerRe: Genghis pop-up PinmemberRamon Smits19-Dec-05 22:17 
GeneralCome on, give us some more . . . PinmemberT-luv17-Dec-05 9:16 
There's really not much to your article. I think I understand your point, that this controls easy to use. Just the same, why not tell us how you have used the control? Show us a real-world example. That's what I enjoy most when reading articles on The Code Project?
don't spit into the wind... Jim Croce

GeneralRe: Come on, give us some more . . . PinmemberDmitry Salko19-Dec-05 11:11 

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