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how can I get a list of the applications which are shown in the Windows taskbar? It's also important that the applications in this list have the same order as in the taskbar.

I've tried it via EnumDesktopWindows in user32.dll and filtered the result by using IsWindowVisible, but there are still windows left which are not shown in the taskbar and furthermore the list is not ordered the same way as the applications in the taskbar are.

I hope someone can help me :-)

Thanks in advance!
Posted 18-Oct-12 21:33pm
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 19-Oct-12 15:03pm
Why would you ever need this?
Freeze24 20-Oct-12 8:12am
My intention is to create a background tool which allows to switch between the active applications by using the scroll wheel of the mouse when the cursor is somewhere over the Windows taskbar.
Just like in Firefox with the Tab Mix Plus plugin, when you scroll through the tabs.
Freeze24 23-Nov-12 14:39pm

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