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How to restore an application when I Have got the Handle?
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Question by:el_shiro
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ShowWindow(TheHandle, SW_RESTORE);
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What handle do you have? The process handle? Then you're out of luck. If you have the handle of the main window, you can use DragonSlayer's solution.

Regards, Madshi.
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(Madshi, I wonder why there is a sudden *BOOM* in questions regarding handles... )
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by:Madshi
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:-)  Don't know... It's just not too easy with all those different kind of handles...
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by:Yevgen
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Madshi, do you know how to move a window(button for Ex.) from one process to another...?
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by:el_shiro
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the handle which I meant is windows handle, I have used this :
 ShowWindow(Handle,SW_MAXIMIZE) or
 ShowWindow(Handle,SW_MINIMIZE)
 then
 ShowWindow(Handle,SW_SHOW)
 then
 ShowWindow(Handle,SW_NORMAL)
but It make un-comfort on eyes :(
 
So ... , anyone know how to use the "ShowWindow" Windows API function or other function?


Thanks to All

Shiro
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by:Madshi
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Look at DragonSlayer's comment, you have to use SW_RESTORE, that should work fine.

Yevgen, you can't. You would have to recreate the window in the context of the other application. That's *quite* difficult...

Regards, Madshi.
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Thanks to DragonSlayer and others :)
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