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OpenIcon function

Restores a minimized (iconic) window to its previous size and position; it then activates the window.

Syntax


BOOL WINAPI OpenIcon(
  _In_  HWND hWnd
);

Parameters

hWnd [in]

Type: HWND

A handle to the window to be restored and activated.

Return value

Type:

Type: BOOL

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

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

Remarks

OpenIcon sends a WM_QUERYOPEN message to the given window.

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
IsIconic
ShowWindow
Conceptual
Windows

 

 

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