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How to find HWIND of Windows from Handle in C#?

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Dear Experts

I need to find a HWND for Windows Form (NET Framework 2.0)   from this.Handle. How to do it ? More, I need to get in variable in IWin32Window . I need this because of use third part components and I need to pass it.
To be more clear,  I do not want to use find procedure via title of Windows, I believe there other way.

Thanks.
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by:Mike Tomlinson
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"this.Handle" is the HWND but in IntPtr form...

You can simply convert it to an int if that is what you are looking for:

    int HWND = this.Handle.ToInt32();

I suspect there's more to it than this though!

Can you explain in MORE DETAIL please?...
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Miguel Oz earned 1200 total points
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If your third part components are .net, then you can pass the the form instance itself.
For example I use the following construct a lot:
  form.ShowDialog(parentForm)
where parentForm is a valid from instance. Form supports IWin32Window interface.
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by:Jaime Olivares
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it is as easy as:

IWin32Window hwnd = yourform.Handle;
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