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How windows send messages ?

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Hi guys:

I want to do research oh how messages are passed in windows? What happens under the hood when an event occurs for instance a when button is clicked like how the message is pumped to the the specific handler responsible for processing the button click event . How the window registers it windproc. Does child windows for instance controls like labels, textboxes within a dialog have individual wndprocs or they receive messages from their parent? etc etc

Need to know in  a lot more detail about all these.  

I need some good pointers to these topics. Thanks in advance.

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Read the Book 'Programming Windows' from Charles Petzold. The best regarding the topics you've mentioned (from bottom up).
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Thanks for referring the book.
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jsjls:

Can you please let me know about the ISBN of that book. I searched for the author at addall.com and it came up with numerous titles.
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Find information and links on site : http://www.charlespetzold.com/pw5/
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