IShellDispatch.MinimizeAll method

Minimizes all of the windows on the desktop. This method has the same effect as right-clicking the taskbar and selecting Minimize All Windows on older systems or clicking the Show Desktop icon on the taskbar.

Syntax


IShellDispatch.MinimizeAll()

Parameters

This method has no parameters.

Return value

JScript

This method does not return a value.

VB

This method does not return a value.

Remarks

This method is implemented and accessed through the Shell.MinimizeAll method.

Examples

The following examples show the use of MinimizeAll in use for JScript, VBScript, and Visual Basic.

JScript:


<script language="JScript">
    function fnShellMinimizeAllJ()
    {
        var objShell = new ActiveXObject("shell.application");
        
        objshell.MinimizeAll();
    }
</script>


VBScript:


<script language="VBScript">
    function fnShellMinimizeAllVB()
        dim objShell
        
        set objShell = CreateObject("shell.application")
        objshell.MinimizeAll

        set objShell = nothing
    end function
 </script>


Visual Basic:


Private Sub fnShellMinimizeAllVB()
    Dim objShell As Shell

    Set objShell = New Shell
    objshell.MinimizeAll

    Set objShell = Nothing
End Sub


Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Shldisp.h

IDL

Shldisp.idl

DLL

Shell32.dll (version 4.71 or later)

See also

IShellDispatch
UndoMinimizeALL

 

 

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