Using the Messages View

Visual Studio 6.0

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Each window has an associated message stream. You can view this message stream in the Messages view. You can create a Messages view for a thread or process as well. This allows you to view messages sent to all windows owned by a specific process or thread, which is particularly useful for capturing window initialization messages.

What do you want to do?

Open the Messages view

View message code descriptions

Control the Messages view

Start and stop the message log

Choose message options

Search for a message

Open message properties

Display Message Properties