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GetMessageSource (Compact 2013)

3/28/2014

This function determines the source of a keyboard message.


UINT GetMessageSource( ); 

MSGSRC_SOFTWARE_POST indicates that the message source was software. MSGSRC_HARDWARE_KEYBOARD indicates that the message source was the keyboard. MSGSRC_UNKNOWN indicates that the message source is unknown.

When targeting devices that support both a hardware keyboard and a soft keyboard, you can use the GetMessageSource function to determine the source of a keyboard input message. Keyboard events that originate from the keyboard driver or keybd_event are marked as hardware. Messages generated from PostMessage are marked as software.

Use this function to determine the source of the following messages:

Header

winuser.h

Library

coredll.lib

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