ReflectMessage Method
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Control.ReflectMessage Method (IntPtr, Message)


Reflects the specified message to the control that is bound to the specified handle.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

protected static bool ReflectMessage(
	IntPtr hWnd,
	ref Message m


Type: System.IntPtr

An IntPtr representing the handle of the control to reflect the message to.

Type: System.Windows.Forms.Message

A Message representing the Windows message to reflect.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the message was reflected; otherwise, false.

The ReflectMessage method is an infrastructure method and typically should not be called from your code.

If the hWnd parameter does not represent a valid control, the ReflectMessage method returns false.

Because Windows messages are returned to the top-level window, the ReflectMessage method is used to propagate the return message to the control that sent the message.


for all windows to call this method. Associated enumeration: AllWindows value of UIPermissionWindow.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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