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SwitchToThisWindow function

[This function is not intended for general use. It may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions of Windows.]

Switches focus to the specified window and brings it to the foreground.

Syntax


VOID WINAPI SwitchToThisWindow(
  _In_  HWND hWnd,
  _In_  BOOL fAltTab
);

Parameters

hWnd [in]

Type: HWND

A handle to the window.

fAltTab [in]

Type: BOOL

A TRUE for this parameter indicates that the window is being switched to using the Alt/Ctl+Tab key sequence. This parameter should be FALSE otherwise.

Return value

This function does not return a value.

Remarks

This function is typically called to maintain window z-ordering.

This function was not included in the SDK headers and libraries until Windows XP with Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows Server 2003. If you do not have a header file and import library for this function, you can call the function using LoadLibrary and GetProcAddress.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Winuser.h (include Windows.h)

Library

User32.lib

DLL

User32.dll

See also

Reference
IsWindowVisible
ShowWindow
Conceptual
Windows

 

 

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