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Call this function to get a pointer to the CWinThread object representing the currently executing thread.

CWinThread* AfxGetThread( );

Pointer to the currently executing thread; otherwise NULL.

Must be called from within the desired thread.

Note Note

If you are porting an MFC project calling AfxGetThread from Visual C++ versions 4.2, 5.0, or 6.0, AfxGetThread calls AfxGetApp if no thread is found. In Visual C+ .NET and later, AfxGetThread returns NULL if no thread was found. If you want the application thread, you must call AfxGetApp.

//Print the current thread ID in the Debug Window
TRACE(_T("Current Thread ID = 0x%X\n"), AfxGetThread()->m_nThreadID);

Header: afxwin.h