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How to remove individual messages in Delphi App

Posted on 2011-02-25
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Hi,   XP, D7

I have an application which sends messages to fire a particular procedure using postmessage.
These messages are generated by a timer, keypress or interrupt from hardware.

I need a way to monitor messages and remove a message already sent.
Any ideas?

Thanks
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Question by:chrislock
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you can use peekmessage to find if messages exist in a message system

sample:
https://forums.embarcadero.com/thread.jspa?threadID=17598
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WinSpector / Tool for display system messages...

Winspector 1.0b Build 37
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Security/Security-Related/Winspector.shtml
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Ok, I think you are not looking for a tool. You want to do it in your own app...

For messages sent to your Delphi app you can write your own message handler.

TApplication has a method HookMainWindow which you can use to capture messages before your application processes them.

Here you can find examples...
http://www.delphipages.com/forum/showthread.php?t=182431
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by:Geert Gruwez
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Thommy ... you missed my comment ... you don't need to capture
you can peek :)
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Thanks
I've split the points.
One of you led me to the component below:

http://www.torry.net/vcl/system/windows/mi.zip
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