Microsoft Win32 Message Queues and threads Visual C++

Posted on 2009-02-20
Last Modified: 2012-05-06

When I call the Microsoft createThread() function to create a new thread, does the new thread automatically get a message queue, so that I can call getMessage() to retrieve the messages. Or do I have to also open a window within that new thread in order to create a message queue for that new thread.
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    The following excerpt from might answer your question:

    "The system automatically creates a message queue for each thread. If the thread creates one or more windows, a message loop must be provided..."

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