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IDeskBand2 interface

Exposes methods to enable and query translucency effects in a deskband object.

Important  You should use thumbnail toolbars in new development in place of desk bands, which are not supported as of Windows 7.

Members

The IDeskBand2 interface inherits from IDeskBand. IDeskBand2 also has these types of members:

Methods

The IDeskBand2 interface has these methods.

MethodDescription
CanRenderComposited

Indicates the deskband's ability to be displayed as translucent.

GetCompositionState

Gets the composition state.

SetCompositionState

Sets the composition state.

 

Remarks

This interface also provides the methods of the IOleWindow, IDockingWindow, and IDeskBand interfaces, from which it inherits.

If implemented in all active deskbands, this interface allows the taskbar to be displayed using translucent effects. If an active deskband does not implement IDeskBand2, then translucency is disabled for the entire taskbar.

A deskband can implement IDeskBand2 as a communication conduit between itself and the taskbar as follows:

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]

Header

Shobjidl.h

IDL

Shobjidl.idl

DLL

Shell32.dll

 

 

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