Namespace Extensions and Handling F3/CTRL+F by our application

Posted on 2006-05-23
Last Modified: 2010-04-24
I have a namespace extension written by me. When I press F3 or CTRL+F, then I want to show a dialog of my own instead of the default Windows Search dialog.

How to override Windows behavior?
Question by:deepaknet
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    Expert Comment

    You mean something like: ?

    If not please explain what you are using - MFC and so on ;)
    Basically in any language you will need to capture the keyboard input and to acr based on what had been pressed
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    Author Comment

    Hi Experts/Admin,

    For some reason, this question had been lying around for a while without reaching a solution. However, there is one nice URL on the topic, which I would like to share with you anyway:

    (It is actually a multipart article, significant among them comes with a lot of examples and demo applications).
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    Expert Comment

    Yeah - and how it was supposed to be answered when you ignored my comment?
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    Author Comment

    I have'nt ignored. Rather EE and all sources were up/down and left-right searched.  :( :(  

    The step-by-step guide helped out and the nice IPersist interface again lends a helping hand here:

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