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Unanswered: [FREQ] disable fullscreen/resize; support minimize to tray on Windows
Please, allow window fullscreen to be disabled as well as window resizing.
Also, allow a "minimize to tray" option.
Great requests, thank you! Sizing policies (restricting dimensions and sizing, etc.) is a part of our multi-/enhanced window work. Disabling fullscreen is a great request and I'll create a ticket so we can track that.
Regarding minimize to tray: windows can currently be minimized already, and we have an API to do that as well. Is there something more specific you're thinking about that I'm not understanding? Thanks in advance for the clarification!
I see the documentation states:
Minimizes the window into the system tray or dock.
This is a little incorrect, it should read: "minimize to taskbar"
As of Windows 7 (8 is somewhat different) there are 2 minimize-to-destinations: taskbar (osx dock equivalent) and tray
Tray is a MS only feature (and very handy as well!), that's why I think there should be 2 behaviours (or maybe more):
1 - minimize to taskbar
2 - minimize to tray
Optionally, one might want to have a global switch to minimize to tray or taskbar.
Winamp, for example, has an option for this (minimize to tray, taskbar or both).
Other programs might use a different approach (see attached picture)
Tray items are very handy and helpful, as they can serve very well for applications that behave like "backgrounded" (they don't bother in the taskbar) but still can gather user attention via popup balloons...
So, in conclusion:
1) update the documentation to state "minimize to taskbar" ...
2) eventually register this as a FREQ to include a minimize to tray possibility...
Thanks for your clarification. Yes it is implying the "taskbar", to use the correct technical term. I'll update this ticket's description to include the Windows tray.