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Resisting Quit (or WM_QUIT)

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I'm trying to make a Windows 95 program (in VC5.0 w/ MFC) without a QUIT option, either by graying out the X in the upper-right corner, or by reopening the application after a quit (but without making a wrapper program).  Any suggestions?
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To be sure you could intercept the messages WM_QUIT, WM_CLOSE and WM_DESTROY in your main window and just discard them, instead of letting the default WndProc close everything.

Davide Marcato.
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I'm a bit more of a neophyte than that -- how do I discard a message?  I tried making an OnClose, etc, function which just returned, but it didn't seem to work.

Thanks.
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Using ClassWizard, add an entry to the message map of the main window (did you check if it is being added to CMainFrame?) for WM_CLOSE. If the body is empty (don't even call the base implementation...) it should work.
If it doesn't add a comment and I'll try testing myself.

Davide Marcato.
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