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Hi, I try to show up a notification when an if statement is true, but it doesn't show up
also I checked the win 11 notification is something was on, but all things is off.
In case I can only create a custom one.


S.O = Win 11
Version of Visual Studio = 2022

What I have tried:

If n <= 3 AndAlso n >= 1 Then
NotifyIcon1.ShowBalloonTip(3000, "test", n & " is in the range", ToolTipIcon.None)
  End If
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Updated 20-Jan-22 10:55am
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Luc Pattyn 19-Jan-22 23:11pm    
Sorry to ask, but do you have something like notifyIcon1.Visible = true; anywhere?
MXwell8 19-Jan-22 23:14pm    
yea I was thinking also on that, I added it on form load but doesn't appear.
Luc Pattyn 19-Jan-22 23:27pm    
So you do see the notifyIcon (and your title isn't accurate)?

I've never used ShowBalloonTip, I use Text property to get a simple tooltip.
MXwell8 19-Jan-22 23:34pm    
no the notification doesn't show. Oh, your right I read it now I'll fix it.
Also thanks for the tip.
Luc Pattyn 19-Jan-22 23:43pm    
Please make sure the creation and all operations on the notifyIcon occur from the GUI thread; if not, the strangest things can happen (or the most normal things might not).

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I tested this C# code snippet on Win 10:
C#
NotifyIcon ni = new NotifyIcon();
ni.Icon = SystemIcons.Exclamation;
ni.Visible = true;
ni.ShowBalloonTip(1000, "title", "text", ToolTipIcon.Error);

It shows a permanent notifyicon in the taskbar and a temporary balloontip in the notifications area.
Without setting visibility nothing shows. Without setting icon nothing shows.

Translation to VB.NET should be straightforward. I did not test on Win 11.

:)
 
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thatraja 20-Jan-22 21:41pm    
5!
Richard Deeming 21-Jan-22 3:47am    
I've just tested it in Windows 11, and as expected, the behaviour is the same as you describe in Windows 10. :)
Luc Pattyn 21-Jan-22 10:24am    
Thanks Richard.

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