[RESOLVED] Single instance app works - still feels a bit like a hack though...
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    Red face Re: Single instance app works - still feels a bit like a hack though...

    Late update...

    I just happened to notice that flashing the task bar button respectively window caption actually is the intended and documented behavior of Form::Activate() in case the calling application isn't the active one:

    Quote Originally Posted by MSDN
    Activating a form brings it to the front if this is the active application, or it flashes the window caption if this is not the active application. [...]


    So now the question is: Is there any (preferably "official") way for an application to activate itself? At least I didn't find one in either the System::Windows::Forms::Application or System::Environment (rather less likely) class.
    Last edited by Eri523; July 28th, 2011 at 05:49 PM.
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