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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2005

    Windows Messaging

    I have an application that can display a complete list of all the open windows of different applications. Now I want to automatically update that list when someone opens, close, resize or move a window.

    Using Timer to update the list is a CHEAP!!!!! approach
    CBTProc hook can be used to find out if an application window has been open, closed, moved or resized. Now I want the OS to send message to my application whenever CBTProc experience any change in window, so that my application can update the list.

    So how can I define a user defined message that will send message to my application whenever an application window has been updated?

    Thanks in Advance

  2. #2
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    Oct 2006

    Re: Windows Messaging

    Post a WM_APP message to your application
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