Notification.Visible Property

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Gets or sets a value indicating whether the message balloon is visible.

Namespace:  Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms
Assembly:  Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms (in Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms.dll)


Public Property Visible As Boolean
Dim instance As Notification
Dim value As Boolean

value = instance.Visible

instance.Visible = value
public bool Visible { get; set; }
property bool Visible {
    bool get ();
    void set (bool value);
member Visible : bool with get, set

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the message balloon is visible; otherwise, false. The default is false.


When this property is true, the content of the message balloon updates whenever the Text property is set.

When this property is true, and InitialDuration is set to zero, the message balloon does not display but the notification icon appears in the title bar


The following code example demonstrates creating and displaying a notification with a twenty second duration. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the Notification class.

Notification1.Visible = True
notification1.Visible = true;

.NET Framework Security


Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

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Version Information

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0

See Also


Notification Class

Notification Members

Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms Namespace