CeGetWindowText (RAPI)

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This function copies the text of the specified window's title bar — if it has one — into a buffer. If the specified window is a control, the text of the control is copied. The specified window must be on a Windows Embedded CE–based remote device.

int CeGetWindowText (
  HWND hWnd, 
  LPWSTR lpString, 
  int nMaxCount 


[in] Handle to the window or control containing the text.


[in, out] Long pointer to the buffer that will receive the text.


[in] Specifies the maximum number of characters to copy to the buffer, including the NULL character. If the text exceeds this limit, it is truncated.

The length, in characters, of the copied string, not including the terminating null character, indicates success. Zero indicates that the window has no title bar or text, if the title bar is empty, or if the window or control handle is invalid. To get extended error information, call CeGetLastError and CeRapiGetError.

This function cannot retrieve the text of an edit control in another application.

Windows Embedded CEWindows CE 3.0 and later
Windows MobilePocket PC 2000 and later, Smartphone 2002 and later

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