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AppWinStyle Enumeration

Indicates the window style to use for the invoked program when calling the Shell function.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public enum AppWinStyle

Member nameDescription
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkHideWindow is hidden and focus is passed to the hidden window. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbHide.
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkNormalFocusWindow has focus and is restored to its original size and position. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbNormalFocus.
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkMinimizedFocusWindow is displayed as an icon with focus. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbMinimizedFocus.
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkMaximizedFocusWindow is maximized with focus. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbMaximizedFocus.
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkNormalNoFocusWindow is restored to its most recent size and position. The currently active window remains active. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbNormalNoFocus.
Supported by the .NET Compact FrameworkMinimizedNoFocusWindow is displayed as an icon. The currently active window remains active. This member is equivalent to the Visual Basic constant vbMinimizedNoFocus.

For more detailed information, see the Visual Basic topic AppWinStyle Enumeration.

When you issue Shell commands, you can use the following enumeration members in your code in place of the actual values.

The Style argument takes the AppWinStyle enumeration members.

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The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0
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