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Finding name/type of CWnd object

Posted on 2009-02-19
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I am getting a CWnd * using GetActiveWindow().

I want to forward a message to this CWnd * if it is a certain type of dialog.

How can I go about ascertaining the type/name etc of the CWnd * so I can conditionally post a message to it?

Many thanks for any suggestions.
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Question by:Attack_Trax
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First way: use the class type:

CWnd* pWnd = GetActiveWindow();

if ( pWnd->IsKindOf( RUNTIME_CLASS( CYourClass )))
{
   ... do something
}

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Second way: use the title

CWnd* pWnd = GetActiveWindow();

Cstring strTitle;
pWnd->GetWindowText( strTitle )

if ( strTitle == "Your title" )
{
   ... do something
}
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by:Attack_Trax
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I had to use IsKindOf() as the Window Text is being used to display status (its a pocket pc app).

Thanks!
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