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                                                   How do i hide the downloader task window or avoid it appearing?


David Pellon
2016-07-28 19:53:53


I have setup a downloader every 5 minutes and it seems to be working properly. The issue is that every 5 minutes i get a topmost window appearing (disrupting everything i do in the computer) letting me know that it is downloading the new 5 minutes data with the downloader.
How can i hide that window? I definetely don't need it appearing every 5 minutes and even more topmost in top of everything i do in the computer.
I am writing a mail and suddenly the window appears and i realize taht i am not writing anymore.


David Pellon
2016-07-29 05:31:42


This solved it

Downloader.DownloadData("", "DownloaderScriptName", true, null, null);

David Pellon
2016-07-29 05:41:15


Still if you are working with something on Quantshare and one of the updates triggers the windows hides as "something tries to get topmost". It is not as disturbing as before but still very problematic when having many jobs and some refreshing every 5 minutes

David Pellon
2016-07-29 06:10:31


Openinng Windows Task Scheduler selecting the job and manually selecting the "HIDE" option made it. Finally some rest :-)

David Pellon
2016-07-29 07:02:33


lol i was wrong. Sorry for the follow up on this long list of posts but i cannot edit previous messages. Seems under the windows task manager it is possible to configure the tasks for different windows versions, also to "hide" the task and also to run it as administrator.

If the task is not run as administrator then the ticks are not updated nor the graph.
If the task is run as administrator then it keeps being topmost hiding any window on quantshare (editing a script, etc.)

ATM i don't know how to follow up.

Any help appreciated

2016-08-03 02:18:44


One solution would be to use the global script (Tools -> Script editor) and have the script run forever updating the data once every 5 minutes.

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