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By using API calls in Visual Basic for Applications, you can programmatically hide the Microsoft Windows 95 or later, or Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 taskbar. This article shows you how to create the two functions that you need to hide and unhide the taskbar.
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For more information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/163435/EN-US/ )VBA: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications