Solved

Win API "EnableMenuItem"

Posted on 1998-09-17
1
749 Views
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
I want to use "EnableMenuItem" to disable(grey) the CLOSE button on the top right corner of pkzip window. I tried "EnableMenuItem(lhMenu,6,MF_GRAYED And MF_BYPOSITION)", and nothing was disabled. In the command above, lhMenu is the menu handle,6 is position of CLOSE. Thanks for your help.
0
Comment
Question by:luming
1 Comment
 

Accepted Solution

by:
purushotham earned 80 total points
ID: 1435436
dear luming,
the usage of your api correct but instead of  "and" in between MF_GRAYED and  MF_BYPOSITION  you should use "or".

You should use like this

EnableMenuItem(lhMenu,6,MF_GRAYED or  MF_BYPOSITION)"

here i have an example using word applicaton for that you to first set the references in vb for microsoft word 8.0 object library and then use this code it might be helpfull to you
place a command button on form and paste the code under it
 Dim x As Object
Dim ret As Long
Dim ret1 As Long
Set x = CreateObject("word.application")
x.Application.documents.Add
x.Visible = True
ret1 = FindWindow("OpusApp", 0)
ret = EnableMenuItem(GetSystemMenu(ret1, False), 6, MF_GRAYED Or MF_BYPOSITION)

i don't know your exact usage if you can give me actual requirement i can give you code for that.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction While answering a recent question about filtering a custom class collection, I realized that this could be accomplished with very little code by using the ScriptControl (SC) library.  This article will introduce you to the SC library a…
Have you ever wanted to restrict the users input in a textbox to numbers, and while doing that make sure that they can't 'cheat' by pasting in non-numeric text? Of course you can do that with code you write yourself but it's tedious and error-prone …
Show developers how to use a criteria form to limit the data that appears on an Access report. It is a common requirement that users can specify the criteria for a report at runtime. The easiest way to accomplish this is using a criteria form that a…
This lesson covers basic error handling code in Microsoft Excel using VBA. This is the first lesson in a 3-part series that uses code to loop through an Excel spreadsheet in VBA and then fix errors, taking advantage of error handling code. This l…

920 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now