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My app has a modeless dialog box that needs to remain on the desktop as long as the app is running. However when I hit the 'Esc' key my dialog box goes away. How can I alter this behavior?
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BOOL CMyWnd::PreTranslateMessage(MSG* pMsg)
{
      if (pMsg->message == WM_KEYDOWN)
      {
            switch(pMsg->wParam)
            {
            case VK_ESC:
                  return TRUE;
            }
      }
      return CDialog::PreTranslateMessage(pMsg);
}
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by:eejay
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That works very nicely. Thanx.
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