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Api to hide msgbox after some time

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Hi, is there a way to hide a msgbox after a time?Maybe there's a windows api that does it that.



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Needs: 1 Timer and 1 Button
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Private Declare Function FindWindow Lib "user32" Alias "FindWindowA" (ByVal lpClassName As String, ByVal lpWindowName As String) As Long
Private Declare Function SendMessage Lib "user32" Alias "SendMessageA" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal wMsg As Long, ByVal wParam As Long, lParam As Any) As Long
Private Declare Function MessageBox Lib "user32" Alias "MessageBoxA" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal lpText As String, ByVal lpCaption As String, ByVal wType As Long) As Long
Private Const WM_SETTEXT = &HC
Private Const WM_GETTEXT = &HD
Private Const WM_CLOSE = &H10
Private Const MB_ABORTRETRYIGNORE = &H2&
Private Const MB_APPLMODAL = &H0&
Private Const MB_COMPOSITE = &H2
Private Const MB_DEFAULT_DESKTOP_ONLY = &H20000
Private Const MB_OKCANCEL = &H1&
Private Const MB_PRECOMPOSED = &H1
Private Const MB_RETRYCANCEL = &H5&
Private Const MB_DEFBUTTON1 = &H0&
Private Const MB_DEFBUTTON2 = &H100&
Private Const MB_DEFBUTTON3 = &H200&
Private Const MB_DEFMASK = &HF00&
Private Const MB_ICONASTERISK = &H40&
Private Const MB_ICONEXCLAMATION = &H30&
Private Const MB_ICONHAND = &H10&
Private Const MB_ICONMASK = &HF0&
Private Const MB_ICONQUESTION = &H20&
Private Const MB_SETFOREGROUND = &H10000
Private Const MB_SYSTEMMODAL = &H1000&
Private Const MB_TASKMODAL = &H2000&
Private Const MB_TYPEMASK = &HF&
Private Const MB_USEGLYPHCHARS = &H4
Private Const MB_YESNO = &H4&
Private Const MB_YESNOCANCEL = &H3&
Private Const MB_MISCMASK = &HC000&
Private Const MB_MODEMASK = &H3000&
Private Const MB_NOFOCUS = &H8000&
Private Const MB_OK = &H0&



Private Sub Command1_Click()
a = 2: Timer1.Interval = a * 1000
Dim strMsg As String
Dim lngReturn As Long
Dim l As Long
Timer1.Enabled = True
l = MessageBox(Me.hwnd, "Wait " & a & " Seconds...", "Title", MB_OK)
End Sub



Private Sub Timer1_Timer()
Dim lnghWnd As Long
If lnghWnd = 0 Then
lnghWnd = FindWindow(vbNullString, "Title")
End If
Call SendMessage(lnghWnd, WM_CLOSE, 0, ByVal 0&)
Timer1.Enabled = False
End Sub

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thanks, it's just what I need
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