WM_MENUCHAR (Windows CE 5.0)
This message is sent when a menu is active and the user presses a key that does not correspond to any mnemonic or accelerator key. This message is sent to the window that owns the menu.
WM_MENUCHAR chUser = (char)LOWORD(wParam); fuFlag = (UINT)HIWORD(wParam); hmenu = (HMENU) lParam;
- Value of the low-order word of wParam. Specifies the character code that corresponds to the key the user pressed.
- Value of the high-order word of wParam. Specifies the type of the active menu and must be value shown in the following table.
Value Description MF_POPUP Drop-down menu, submenu, or shortcut menu
- Handle to the active menu.
An application that processes this message should return one of the following values in the high-order word of the return value.
|MNC_IGNORE||Informs the system that it should discard the character the user pressed and create a short beep on the system speaker.|
|MNC_CLOSE||Informs the system that it should close the active menu.|
|MNC_EXECUTE||Informs the system that it should choose the item specified in the low-order word of the return value. The owner window receives a WM_COMMAND message.|
|MNC_SELECT||Informs the system that it should select the item specified in the low-order word of the return value.|
The low-order word is ignored if the high-order word contains 0 or 1. An application should process this message when an accelerator is used to select a menu item that displays a bitmap.
OS Versions: Windows CE 1.0 and later.
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