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Posted 25 Nov 2011

Formless System Tray Application

, 25 Nov 2011 CPOL
Create a formless system tray application.
using System;
using System.Reflection;
using System.Windows.Forms;

namespace SystemTrayApp
{
	partial class AboutBox : Form
	{
		public AboutBox()
		{
			InitializeComponent();
			this.Text = String.Format("About {0}", AssemblyTitle);
			this.labelProductName.Text = AssemblyProduct;
			this.labelVersion.Text = String.Format("Version {0}", AssemblyVersion);
			this.labelCopyright.Text = AssemblyCopyright;
			this.labelCompanyName.Text = AssemblyCompany;
			this.textBoxDescription.Text = AssemblyDescription;
		}

		#region Assembly Attribute Accessors

		public string AssemblyTitle
		{
			get
			{
				object[] attributes = Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetCustomAttributes(typeof(AssemblyTitleAttribute), false);
				if (attributes.Length > 0)
				{
					AssemblyTitleAttribute titleAttribute = (AssemblyTitleAttribute)attributes[0];
					if (titleAttribute.Title != "")
					{
						return titleAttribute.Title;
					}
				}
				return System.IO.Path.GetFileNameWithoutExtension(Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().CodeBase);
			}
		}

		public string AssemblyVersion
		{
			get
			{
				return Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetName().Version.ToString();
			}
		}

		public string AssemblyDescription
		{
			get
			{
				object[] attributes = Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetCustomAttributes(typeof(AssemblyDescriptionAttribute), false);
				if (attributes.Length == 0)
				{
					return "";
				}
				return ((AssemblyDescriptionAttribute)attributes[0]).Description;
			}
		}

		public string AssemblyProduct
		{
			get
			{
				object[] attributes = Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetCustomAttributes(typeof(AssemblyProductAttribute), false);
				if (attributes.Length == 0)
				{
					return "";
				}
				return ((AssemblyProductAttribute)attributes[0]).Product;
			}
		}

		public string AssemblyCopyright
		{
			get
			{
				object[] attributes = Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetCustomAttributes(typeof(AssemblyCopyrightAttribute), false);
				if (attributes.Length == 0)
				{
					return "";
				}
				return ((AssemblyCopyrightAttribute)attributes[0]).Copyright;
			}
		}

		public string AssemblyCompany
		{
			get
			{
				object[] attributes = Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetCustomAttributes(typeof(AssemblyCompanyAttribute), false);
				if (attributes.Length == 0)
				{
					return "";
				}
				return ((AssemblyCompanyAttribute)attributes[0]).Company;
			}
		}
		#endregion
	}
}

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