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Dear Guys.

I want to create a window in windows CE platform, but I want to handle the mouse event for this window so I want to capture the WM_* Mouse events so I can move the window from position to position, I wrote a small program but it cannot capture the mouse masseges.

so please can anyone help me in this program?

Thank you very much.
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Question by:MAnkeer
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by:rajeev_devin
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If you want to capture the mouse in the window itself then WM_MOUSEMOVE message will do the job.

But if you want to capture the mouse movement system wide then you need to install a mouse hook
See this for details:
http://www.flounder.com/hooks.htm

If you mean something else then explain it clearly.
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by:MAnkeer
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Yes, thank you for your helping,

Here what I want to do, I want to create a window in windows ce, and I want to move this window and changing it's posotion using the stylus, I wrote the code using WM_MOUSEMOVE, but windows ce does't repaint the window that I created, instead the window disappered, I want to program the same as drag and drop, the stylus will be used as a mouse to drag the window and move it.

I hope this description will help you.

Thank you.
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Try this function when you come out of the handler
BOOL UpdateWindow( );
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