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Minimize to tray

<10kB. Updated 2018-12-20. Supports both Anki 2.0.x and 2.1.x.


Adds an icon to the system tray and allows minimizing anki to the tray when the icon is pressed or when the main window X button is pressed. Configuration To start Anki minimized in the tray Anki 2: Tools > Add Ons > MinimizeTotray2 > Edit... and change the value of the variable HIDE_ON_STARTUP to True Anki 2.1: Tools > Add-ons > Minimize to tray > Config and set the variable hide_on_startup to true Changelog Anki 2.1: v1.1 (19/12/2018) Add action "Show all windows" (contribution of a-rodin) v1.0 (12/07/2018) Initial release Anki 2: v0.4 (12/07/2018) Rename to 'MinimizeToTray' v0.3 (30/08/2014) Fix behavior on shutdown, to prevent data loss (thanks to Adriano Bedeschi) v0.2 (14/12/2012) Fix multiple trays bug, Add minimize on startup feature v0.1 (9/11/2012) Initial release Known issues In the Anki 2.1 version when hide_on_startup is set to True, the tray icon does not appear if the profile manager is shown when Anki is started. So this option should be activated only when a single user is present or when Anki is started with the -b PROFILE option so that the profile manager is not displayed. Issues Report any bug in the GitHub issues page of the project. The Anki 2 version is unsupported. Comments on this page like "It doesn't work" are completely unuseful (also because I cannot reply on this page). So please fill a bug report on github if you want your problem fixed. Author Simone Gaiarin (simgunz AT gmaill DOT com) License Software distributed under the GNU General Public License version 3 (GNU GPL v3). http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html References Github page (Anki 2) Github page (Anki 2.1)


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on 1549911113
It's working, thanks
on 1547777840
on 1547300064
works well in my arch linux with i3wm as interface
on 1541037431
works great in my old kubuntu 14.04, thanks!!
on 1533218661
Works for me on Windows 7 (Anki 2.0)
on 1412640000
doesn't work

i have anki2.0.29 and it doesn't work on it...
on 1393632000
How about minimize only some windows

Hi, I would give it 5 stars if there's that feature. Actually, I just wanna hide the main windows while I'm adding new words ^^