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IsChild function

Determines whether a window is a child window or descendant window of a specified parent window. A child window is the direct descendant of a specified parent window if that parent window is in the chain of parent windows; the chain of parent windows leads from the original overlapped or pop-up window to the child window.

Syntax


BOOL WINAPI IsChild(
  _In_  HWND hWndParent,
  _In_  HWND hWnd
);

Parameters

hWndParent [in]

Type: HWND

A handle to the parent window.

hWnd [in]

Type: HWND

A handle to the window to be tested.

Return value

Type:

Type: BOOL

If the window is a child or descendant window of the specified parent window, the return value is nonzero.

If the window is not a child or descendant window of the specified parent window, the return value is zero.

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
IsWindow
SetParent
Conceptual
Windows

 

 

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