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ShowWindowAsync function

Sets the show state of a window without waiting for the operation to complete.

Syntax


BOOL WINAPI ShowWindowAsync(
  _In_  HWND hWnd,
  _In_  int nCmdShow
);

Parameters

hWnd [in]

Type: HWND

A handle to the window.

nCmdShow [in]

Type: int

Controls how the window is to be shown. For a list of possible values, see the description of the ShowWindow function.

Return value

Type:

Type: BOOL

If the operation was successfully started, the return value is nonzero.

Remarks

This function posts a show-window event to the message queue of the given window. An application can use this function to avoid becoming nonresponsive while waiting for a nonresponsive application to finish processing a show-window event.

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
ShowWindow
Conceptual
Windows

 

 

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