CreateStatusWindow function

Creates a status window, which is typically used to display the status of an application. The window generally appears at the bottom of the parent window, and it contains the specified text.

Note   This function is obsolete. Use CreateWindow instead.
 

Syntax


HWND CreateStatusWindow(
   LONG    style,
   LPCTSTR lpszText,
   HWND    hwndParent,
   UINT    wID
);

Parameters

style

Type: LONG

Window styles for the status window. This parameter must include the WS_CHILD style and should also include the WS_VISIBLE style.

lpszText

Type: LPCTSTR

Pointer to a null-terminated string that specifies the status text for the first part.

hwndParent

Type: HWND

handle to the parent window.

wID

Type: UINT

Control identifier for the status window. The window procedure uses this value to identify messages it sends to the parent window.

Return value

Type: HWND

Returns the handle to the status window if successful, or NULL otherwise. To retrieve extended error information, call GetLastError.

Remarks

The CreateStatusWindow function calls the CreateWindow function to create the window. It passes the parameters to without modification and sets the position, width, and height parameters to CreateWindowdefault values.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

Header

Commctrl.h

Library

Comctl32.lib

DLL

Comctl32.dll

Unicode and ANSI names

CreateStatusWindowW (Unicode) and CreateStatusWindowA (ANSI)

 

 

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