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Message Structure

Implements a Windows-based message.

Namespace: Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms
Assembly: Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms (in microsoft.windowsce.forms.dll)

public struct Message
public final class Message extends ValueType
Not applicable.

The Message structure wraps messages that Windows sends. You can use this structure to wrap a message and assign it to the window procedure to be dispatched.

You cannot directly create the Message structure. To create a Message structure, use the Create method. For efficiency, the Message structure uses any existing structures from its pool instead of creating an instance of a new one.

The following code example creates and sends a Windows-based message with the identifier of WM_CUSTOMMSG. The message is given the handle of a message window, named MsgWin, to which it sends the messages. The message contains values for the WParam and LParam parameters, which in this example are current x and y mouse coordinates as obtained from MouseEventArgs, e, in an OnMouseMove method.

This code example is part of a larger example provided for the MessageWindow component.


Dim msg As Message = Message.Create(MsgWin.Hwnd, MsgWindow.WM_CUSTOMMSG, New IntPtr(e.X), New IntPtr(e.Y))     MessageWindow.SendMessage(msg)

Message msg = Message.Create(MsgWin.Hwnd,     MsgWindow.WM_CUSTOMMSG,     (IntPtr)e.X,     (IntPtr)e.Y);     MessageWindow.SendMessage(ref msg); 
Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0
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