What is a hook?
Posted on 2004-09-08
First off I want to thank everyone that helps me with this question. I’m not an expert, but hope to become one. I like programming, and one of the things I like to do with Visual Basic is to write macros to programs using API. But I don’t know how to write a macro that is activated by an event (like if a button on a form is pressed). I’m thinking I should use a hook, but don’t understand them. Can someone explain to me exactly what a hook is, using plain English? I don’t understand Microsoft’s explanation. I will be offering more points after I start using hooks and have more questions.