Solved

Closing Popup windows on taskbar

Posted on 1998-12-27
2
190 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
There is a hurdle i have encountered in closing all the programs. I would like to close only pop-up windows i.e. those programs which appear on the TaskBar. Also,
if any program asks for the Save dialog before quitting, then the default selection or 'Yes' should be automatically selected before closing the program without user's intervention. Please help me complete this program.

0
Comment
Question by:lordbeachboy
2 Comments
 
LVL 86

Expert Comment

by:jkr
ID: 1326768
Quote from 'http://www.experts-exchange.com/topics/comp/os-ms-windows/programming/mfc/Q.10111542' aka 'EnumWindows' in the MFC Programming Area (obviously by you using a differnt login!)
Q:
I would like to thank the experts jkr and zyqwert for helping me
solve the Enumwindows problem.
Now, there is another hurdle i have encountered in closing all the programs. I would like to close only pop-up windows i.e. those programs which appear on the TaskBar. Also,
if any program asks for the Save dialog before quitting, then the default selection or 'Yes' should be automatically selected before closing the program without user's intervention. Please help me complete this program.
C:
NatasBoy - this is a completely different task ;-)
But anyway, responding to 'Save' dialogs is difficult to accomplish automatically - just consider that the 'OK' or 'Save' button (you already see it) may be named arbitrarily, it is also hard to find out what dialog control code it uses (well, this can be done easily for MFC applications, as the use the same conventions, but is almost impossible for 'unknown' apps)

Don't try to cheat here at  EE using multiple accounts - and, please, don't do that so obvious ;-)
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
dagangwang earned 40 total points
ID: 1326769
1. Use "EnumWindows" function to enum all windows;
2. In enum callback function, you handle all windows that   have "WS_EX_TOOLWINDOW"
    style,  post "WM_CLOSE" message to these windows ;
3. Automatically selection is not a possibility;
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Windows Drag & Drop Location 2 102
How to know only "File created" with EventLog 3 34
dog bark java program 15 98
has22 challenge 11 99
Introduction: Dynamic window placements and drawing on a form, simple usage of windows registry as a storage place for information. Continuing from the first article about sudoku.  There we have designed the application and put a lot of user int…
Introduction: Load and Save to file, Document-View interaction inside the SDI. Continuing from the second article about sudoku.   Open the project in visual studio. From the class view select CSudokuDoc and double click to open the header …
This video will show you how to get GIT to work in Eclipse.   It will walk you through how to install the EGit plugin in eclipse and how to checkout an existing repository.

825 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