ComboBox_FindString macro

Finds the first string in a combo box list that begins with the specified string. You can use this macro or send the CB_FINDSTRING message explicitly.

Syntax


int ComboBox_FindString(
  HWND hwndCtl,
  int indexStart,
  LPCTSTR lpszFind
);

Parameters

hwndCtl

Type: HWND

A handle to the control.

indexStart

Type: int

The zero-based index of the item before the first item to be searched. When the search reaches the bottom of the list, it continues searching from the top of the list back to the item specified by the indexStart parameter. If indexStart is –1, the entire list is searched from the beginning.

lpszFind

Type: LPCTSTR

The string to find.

Return value

The index of the matching item, or CB_ERR if the search was unsuccessful.

Remarks

For more information, see CB_FINDSTRING.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Windowsx.h

 

 

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