[Mono-osx] How to hide mono and windows form in Mac Dock

Sandy Armstrong sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Wed Feb 4 16:57:42 EST 2009

On 02/04/2009 01:16 PM, d_v wrote:
> Hi there,
> I figure I can not run my C# 2.0 .NET Windows Service on mono, so I am
> running the equivalent Windows Form (application) on mono.
> However the script editor, mono, and sometiimes the form (windows state is
> set to minimized) are all visible in the Dock.  I use a script to launch
> mono and the .exe.
> What do you advise is the best way to hide these programs from the Dock?
> I am hoping for a manual way to do this and maybe a way to do it in setup/or
> code so I do not have to bother the user with setting this up.

Make a Mac app bundle.  Download the OS X versions of MonoDevelop, 
Banshee, or Tomboy for examples of how this is done.  These are all gtk# 
apps, but I don't see why it wouldn't work with winforms apps.

By the way, there's a mono-osx list that might be more helpful with 
future Mac questions.


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