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New Windows 11 System Tray

mayaseii
Sun, 06 Nov 2022 12:03:39 GMT

Recently, Win11 has had an update to its system tray / notification area. In my opinion, it looks fantastic. However, StartAllBack changes the system tray, which means I cannot get that new look. I'd really appreciate an option to have the new system tray with StartAllBack. [Screenshot of the new system tray](https://i.imgur.com/y9G0Cu3.png)

startisback
Sun, 06 Nov 2022 14:26:43 GMT

What is exactly fantastic about that?

mayaseii
Sun, 06 Nov 2022 15:37:29 GMT

It uses the same UI framework as the rest of Win11 (finally), the wide structure works a lot better than the small, tight one, it natively allows dragging items to reorder them, and just looks overall cleaner and fits better. In the current iteration of it, it has a border which technically matches the start menu, but not the taskbar. This would just be an optional toggle to "use native Win11 system tray," so those that want to keep it can. If you need more convincing, check the Win11 subreddit and articles online. The majority agrees in that the new system tray looks really good.

startisback
Sun, 06 Nov 2022 18:34:43 GMT

So disable StartAllBack taskbar altogether, why mix old and new?

mayaseii
Mon, 07 Nov 2022 02:24:16 GMT

I downloaded your software because I liked how it changed some stuff, such as the taskbar and the start menu. Why mix old and new? Because some of the new is good, but not all of it; and some of the old is good, but not all of it. It would be the best of both worlds, and it would be an optional toggle. If you want your software to get more users and more purchases, it's wise to appeal to the largest audience possible and listen to requests that actively make your software more accessible and customisable.

startisback
Mon, 07 Nov 2022 08:43:36 GMT

I guess you're right.