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FLASHWINFO structure

Contains the flash status for a window and the number of times the system should flash the window.

Syntax


typedef struct {
  UINT  cbSize;
  HWND  hwnd;
  DWORD dwFlags;
  UINT  uCount;
  DWORD dwTimeout;
} FLASHWINFO, *PFLASHWINFO;

Members

cbSize

The size of the structure, in bytes.

hwnd

A handle to the window to be flashed. The window can be either opened or minimized.

dwFlags

The flash status. This parameter can be one or more of the following values.

ValueMeaning
FLASHW_ALL
0x00000003

Flash both the window caption and taskbar button. This is equivalent to setting the FLASHW_CAPTION | FLASHW_TRAY flags.

FLASHW_CAPTION
0x00000001

Flash the window caption.

FLASHW_STOP
0

Stop flashing. The system restores the window to its original state.

FLASHW_TIMER
0x00000004

Flash continuously, until the FLASHW_STOP flag is set.

FLASHW_TIMERNOFG
0x0000000C

Flash continuously until the window comes to the foreground.

FLASHW_TRAY
0x00000002

Flash the taskbar button.

 

uCount

The number of times to flash the window.

dwTimeout

The rate at which the window is to be flashed, in milliseconds. If dwTimeout is zero, the function uses the default cursor blink rate.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

Header

Winuser.h (include Windows.h)

See also

FlashWindowEx

 

 

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