How to hide a program?

Diez B. Roggisch deets at
Wed Jun 20 15:59:45 CEST 2007

jvdb wrote:

> Hi all,
> I've created a program that receives files and opens the corresponding
> program (for example adobe acrobat). However, when started, i would
> like to see nothing of the running program. I only want to see the
> program that will be opened.
> Is it possible to start a program 'hidden' or minimized to at least
> the system tray? And, if yes., could some one help me on this?

I'm not exactly sure what you  mean here, but I guess you want the
command-window suppressed. You can do so by naming your scripts *.pyw,
which will invoke pythonw.exe instead. That has no command-window.


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