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Retrieves the window object whose class name and window name match the specified strings.

static CWnd* FindWindowEx(
   HWND hwndParent,
   HWND hwndChildAfter,
   LPCTSTR lpszClass,
   LPCTSTR lpszWindow


Handle to the parent window whose child windows are to be searched.
Handle to a child window. The search begins with the next child window in the Z order. The child window must be a direct child window of hwndParent, not just a descendant window.
Pointer to a null-terminated string that specifies the class name or a class atom created by a previous call to the RegisterClass or RegisterClassEx.
Pointer to a null-terminated string that specifies the window name (the window's title). If this parameter is NULL, all window names match.

Return Value

If the function succeeds, the return value is a pointer to the window object having the specified class and window names. If the function fails, the return value is NULL.


This member function emulates the functionality of the function FindWindowEx, as described in the Platform SDK.

See Also

CWnd Overview | Class Members | Hierarchy Chart | CWnd::FindWindow