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ShowWindow (Windows CE 5.0)

Windows CE 5.0
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This function sets the specified window's show state.

BOOL ShowWindow( 
  HWND hWnd, 
  int nCmdShow 
); 

Parameters

hWnd
[in] Handle to the window.
nCmdShow
[in] Specifies how the window is to be shown. The first time ShowWindow is called, the value should be the value obtained by the WinMain function in its nCmdShow parameter. In subsequent calls, this parameter can be one of the following values.
ValueDescription
SW_HIDEHides the window and activates another window.
SW_SHOWActivates the window and displays it in its current size and position.
SW_SHOWNADisplays the window in its current state. The active window remains active.
SW_SHOWNORMALActivates and displays a window. If the window is minimized or maximized, the system restores it to its original size and position. An application should specify this flag when displaying the window for the first time.

Return Values

Nonzero indicates that the window was previously visible. Zero indicates that the window was previously hidden.

Remarks

The first time an application calls ShowWindow, it should use the WinMain function's nCmdShow parameter as its nCmdShow parameter. Subsequent calls to ShowWindow must use one of the values in the given list, instead of the one specified by the WinMain function's nCmdShow parameter.

Requirements

OS Versions: Windows CE 1.0 and later.
Header: Winuser.h.

See Also

CreateProcess | CreateWindow | WinMain | Windows Functions


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