[PyQt] Since 5.10 system tray icon cannot be hidden in Windows

Henri Wahl h.wahl at ifw-dresden.de
Mon Dec 3 10:18:58 GMT 2018

Hi there again,

the subject is of course "Since 5.10 system tray icon cannot be hidden
in Windows"... and is there really nobody else who tries to hide a
system tray icon and notices that is not possbile anymore?


Am 26.11.18 um 13:42 schrieb Henri Wahl:
> Hi there,
> I already opened a bug report at Qt
> (https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-71725) but the problem does not
> seem to be with Qt, so I try here. :-)
> I found that since PyQt 5.10 a QSystemTrayIcon cannot be hidden. Even if
> set hidden via .hide() it still is visible. This only happens in
> Windows. The last working version was 5.9.2.
> Any idea?
> Best regards
> Henri
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