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find handle of foreground window

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the frontmost notepad, for instance.
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by:josgood
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In Windows, the GetForeGroundWindow API function will do the trick.  See
   http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms633505.aspx
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how do I use the api in python?
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I don't know python, so take this with a grain of salt, but a Google search leads me to believe
   win32gui.GetForegroundWindow()
is the way you do it.

Does that make sense or am I hopelessly out in left field?
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by:Troudeloup
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i think you provided a vital pointer.

i didin't know python can do that  O_o

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