HwndSource.CreateHandleRef Method

Gets the window handle for the HwndSource. The window handle is packaged as part of a HandleRef structure.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Interop
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public HandleRef CreateHandleRef()

Return Value

Type: System.Runtime.InteropServices.HandleRef
A structure that contains the window handle for this HwndSource.

You can use the handle that is obtained from CreateHandleRef to reference the HwndSource from Win32 code. Use the handle for operations such as message handling and window behavior.

To get just the handle, use Handle.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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