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GUITHREADINFO structure

Contains information about a GUI thread.

Syntax


typedef struct tagGUITHREADINFO {
  DWORD cbSize;
  DWORD flags;
  HWND  hwndActive;
  HWND  hwndFocus;
  HWND  hwndCapture;
  HWND  hwndMenuOwner;
  HWND  hwndMoveSize;
  HWND  hwndCaret;
  RECT  rcCaret;
} GUITHREADINFO, *PGUITHREADINFO;

Members

cbSize

Type: DWORD

The size of this structure, in bytes. The caller must set this member to sizeof(GUITHREADINFO).

flags

Type: DWORD

The thread state. This member can be one or more of the following values.

ValueMeaning
GUI_CARETBLINKING
0x00000001

The caret's blink state. This bit is set if the caret is visible.

GUI_INMENUMODE
0x00000004

The thread's menu state. This bit is set if the thread is in menu mode.

GUI_INMOVESIZE
0x00000002

The thread's move state. This bit is set if the thread is in a move or size loop.

GUI_POPUPMENUMODE
0x00000010

The thread's pop-up menu state. This bit is set if the thread has an active pop-up menu.

GUI_SYSTEMMENUMODE
0x00000008

The thread's system menu state. This bit is set if the thread is in a system menu mode.

 

hwndActive

Type: HWND

A handle to the active window within the thread.

hwndFocus

Type: HWND

A handle to the window that has the keyboard focus.

hwndCapture

Type: HWND

A handle to the window that has captured the mouse.

hwndMenuOwner

Type: HWND

A handle to the window that owns any active menus.

hwndMoveSize

Type: HWND

A handle to the window in a move or size loop.

hwndCaret

Type: HWND

A handle to the window that is displaying the caret.

rcCaret

Type: RECT

The caret's bounding rectangle, in client coordinates, relative to the window specified by the hwndCaret member.

Remarks

This structure is used with the GetGUIThreadInfo function to retrieve information about the active window or a specified GUI thread.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Redistributable

Service Pack 3

Header

Winuser.h (include Windows.h)

See also

Reference
GetGUIThreadInfo
Conceptual
Windows

 

 

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