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ArrangeIconicWindows function

Arranges all the minimized (iconic) child windows of the specified parent window.

Syntax


UINT WINAPI ArrangeIconicWindows(
  _In_  HWND hWnd
);

Parameters

hWnd [in]

Type: HWND

A handle to the parent window.

Return value

Type:

Type: UINT

If the function succeeds, the return value is the height of one row of icons.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Remarks

An application that maintains its own minimized child windows can use the ArrangeIconicWindows function to arrange icons in a parent window. This function can also arrange icons on the desktop. To retrieve the window handle to the desktop window, use the GetDesktopWindow function.

An application sends the WM_MDIICONARRANGE message to the multiple-document interface (MDI) client window to prompt the client window to arrange its minimized MDI child windows.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Winuser.h (include Windows.h)

Library

User32.lib

DLL

User32.dll

See also

Reference
CloseWindow
GetDesktopWindow
Conceptual
Windows

 

 

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