?
Solved

shameless sendmessage (?)

Posted on 1998-11-24
3
Medium Priority
?
267 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-03
I have looked for examples in vb dealing with closing an app. window I have set as a child in a midi. I am doing this with sendmessage but the examples I have seen don't work

ex. :
RetVal = SendMessage(ChildhWnd, WM_CLOSE, WM_CLOSE, 0&)
RetVal = SendMessage(ChildhWnd, WM_SYSCOMMAND, SC_CLOSE, 0&)
0
Comment
Question by:TheQ111798
3 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:hddp666
ID: 1446609
Why not use these to open and close the form?

frmChild.Show

Close frmChild
0
 

Author Comment

by:TheQ111798
ID: 1446610
The child is actually an application I am running in the midiform (not a form in my projectZ), so I only have a handle on it.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
kacklehorn earned 120 total points
ID: 1446611
If you want to use APIs it is
retval = SendMessage(<Childformname>.hwnd,WM_CLOSE,0&,0&)

Make sure you have the constant WM_CLOSE defined in a module or something or just pass it a &h10:
retval = Sendmessage (<Childformname>.hwnd,&h10,0&,0&)
0

Featured Post

Keep up with what's happening at Experts Exchange!

Sign up to receive Decoded, a new monthly digest with product updates, feature release info, continuing education opportunities, and more.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

I was working on a PowerPoint add-in the other day and a client asked me "can you implement a feature which processes a chart when it's pasted into a slide from another deck?". It got me wondering how to hook into built-in ribbon events in Office.
This article describes how to use a set of graphical playing cards to create a Draw Poker game in Excel or VB6.
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
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…

585 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