Shell Demo

Windows Mobile SupportedWindows Embedded CE Not Supported


This code sample is named ShellApiDemo. It demonstrates how to show and hide task bars, menu bars, and Soft Input Panel (SIP) buttons using the shell API.

Feature Area

Relevant APIs


To run the code sample

  1. Navigate to the solution file (*.sln), and double-click it. By default, the solution file is copied to the following folder:

    C:\Program Files\Windows Mobile 6 SDK\Samples\PocketPC\CPP\win32\ShellApiDemo

    Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 launches and loads the solution.

  2. Build the solution (Ctrl+Shift+B).

  3. Deploy the solution (F5).

Development Environments

Pocket PC SDK: Windows Mobile 6 Professional SDK 

Development Environment: Visual Studio 2005.

ActiveSync: Version 4.5.

See Also


Code Samples for Windows Mobile

Other Resources

Software-based Input Panel Reference
Soft Key and Menu Guidelines
Enabling Slide Animation for the Taskbar