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is there a way to get the hwnd of a label control


i want to use the following api

GetClientRect  label.hwnd, lpRect
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Question by:RYMENHOUT
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by:mirtol
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A label has no window. It is printed on the parent's dc.

If u need to do something with it, use a text control.
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by:aikimark
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Please delete your duplicate question.
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by:corvanderlinden
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mirtol is right

Info
Label is a windowless control just like
Line
Shape
Image
and the controls in the MSWLess.ocx shipped with VB6
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by:aikimark
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Can you use the Form's hwnd and specify the size & location of the label directly from its properties?
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by:RYMENHOUT
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IT IS ON A USERCONTROL
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use the user control's hWnd and offset the label's position by the position of the user control's position.
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by:Richie_Simonetti
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Try with:
Private Type RECT
        Left As Long
        Top As Long
        Right As Long
        Bottom As Long
End Type
Private Declare Function GetWindowRect Lib "user32" (ByVal hwnd As Long, lpRect As RECT) As Long

Private Sub Form_Load()
Dim r As RECT

With Label1
     r.Top = .Top
     r.Right = .Left + .Width
     r.Bottom = .Top + .Height
     r.Left = .Left
End With
GetWindowRect Me.hwnd, r
End Sub

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per recommendation

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