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WindowFromPoint

Windows Mobile 6.5
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4/8/2010

This function retrieves the handle to the window that contains the specified point.


HWND WindowFromPoint( 
  POINT Point 
); 

Point

[in] Specifies a POINT structure that defines the point to be checked.

A handle to the window that contains the point indicates success. NULL indicates that no window exists at the specified point. A handle to the window under the static text control indicates that the point is over a static text control.

The WindowFromPoint function does not retrieve a handle to a hidden or disabled window, even if the point is within the window. An application should use the ChildWindowFromPoint function for a nonrestrictive search.

Headerwinuser.h
Windows Embedded CEWindows CE 1.0 and later
Windows MobileWindows Mobile Version 5.0 and later

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