I’ve always wanted a program that would allow me have a command line that I could slide in and out of view as needed like the console from Quake. I never could find one and so I finally got decided to write a tool myself. A picture is below and the source code is on GitHub.
I’m not putting a download here as I don’t consider this finished just yet.
I decided to add progress bar to the Windows 7 Taskbar in my Timer app.
I started by downloading and compiling the Windows API Code Pack in Release mode. I then added a reference to the Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.dll and Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.dll files to the project. After that add the lines:
to your using statements. When the clock starts running I create the progress bar in the taskbar with: