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FindFirstFile(Ex) wildcard characters
FindFirstFile(Ex) wildcard characters
it helps some times There are actually five wildcard characters on Windows (from http://www.osronline.com/showThread.cfm?link=36720): * = "match zero or more characters" ? = "match one character" < = "match zero or more characters using MS-DOS semant
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Date : November 19 2020, 07:01 PM , By : reidandrew
How to set foreground Window from Powershell event subscriber action
How to set foreground Window from Powershell event subscriber action
Hope this helps I have a FileSystemWatcher instance running in the background of my PoSh session watching for changes to text files. A PoSh event subscriber is attached to this event and, when fired, it launches a console program by calling Start-Pro
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Date : November 18 2020, 07:00 PM , By : Kevin McDonnell
Get the selected file in an Explorer window
Get the selected file in an Explorer window
To fix the issue you can do So after some more creative Google Searching, I found a method using the ShellWindows class from ShDocVW.dll
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Date : November 12 2020, 07:00 PM , By : Leandrob13
Win32 textBox in treeview
Win32 textBox in treeview
seems to work fine The native TreeView control isn't going to be helpful at all to make this work. Programming one yourself is a tricky proposition. It is however a very popular UI gadget. Any component vendor sells one, invariably called "TreeList".
TAG : winapi
Date : November 06 2020, 07:00 PM , By : Adrian Ace
Restart a windows 7 machine programmatically
Restart a windows 7 machine programmatically
may help you . You can call ExitWindowsEx to restart, shutdown, logoff, etc.Use InitiateShutdown (Vista) or InitiateSystemShutdownEx (Win2k or higher) to shutdown a computer remotely.
TAG : winapi
Date : November 03 2020, 07:01 PM , By : user3856106
Console application fails to create child process when executed at startup
Console application fails to create child process when executed at startup
it should still fix some issue The working directory of applications executed by the Run key is an implementation detail and you are not specifying a path to Manager.exe so ShellExecuteA can't find the file.Specify a full path to Manager.exe. You can
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Date : October 13 2020, 05:00 PM , By : hkim
RoundRect on Transparent background?
RoundRect on Transparent background?
I think the issue was by ths following , Windows by default are rectangles. When you paint them you have to paint a whole rectangle. That said, there are at least three ways to owner draw a button as a round rectangle:The easy way: Paint the area out
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Date : October 10 2020, 09:00 PM , By : Michel Laliberté
Questions regarding GetWindowPlacement return data
Questions regarding GetWindowPlacement return data
wish help you to fix your issue The meaning of the showCmd member of the WINDOWPLACEMENT struct is a bit confusing because Win32 is reusing the SW_* commands used by ShowWindow().Luckily, the meaning is documented on the GetWindowPlacement() function
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Date : October 10 2020, 11:00 AM , By : Parker Phillips
Using Win32-Ada bindings: SNMP
Using Win32-Ada bindings: SNMP
help you fix your problem Unfortunately, I cannot create a minimal working example to test the code, so I cannot guarantee that the code below will actually work:test.adb
TAG : winapi
Date : October 09 2020, 08:00 AM , By : Garrett Stevens
How to launch Windows Explorer with a custom Search Result
How to launch Windows Explorer with a custom Search Result
wish of those help The Explorer saved search format (.search-ms) is documented on MSDN. The only downside is that it will perform the actual search when you open it, it does not contain a list of paths of files found.If this is unacceptable then you
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Date : October 08 2020, 04:00 AM , By : noob4101
What is the use-case for TryEnterCriticalSection?
What is the use-case for TryEnterCriticalSection?
I wish this help you As an example you might have multiple threads that each produce a high volume of messages (events of some sort) that all need to go on a shared queue.Since there's going to be frequent contention on the lock on the shared queue,
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Date : October 08 2020, 01:00 AM , By : myndzmarielle macada
Win32 programming and char type as UTF-8
Win32 programming and char type as UTF-8
it should still fix some issue Windows 10 (build 17035 and later) supports setting the active codepage of the system locale to UTF-8 ("Use Unicode UTF-8 for worldwide language support"). If you cannot rely on a user configuring this on machines where
TAG : winapi
Date : October 07 2020, 06:00 AM , By : Jav
NASM Assembly Pe32 - What is the Optional Header Data Directory value
NASM Assembly Pe32 - What is the Optional Header Data Directory value
it fixes the issue It is an array of IMAGE_DATA_DIRECTORY structs. MSDN tells you what the struct looks like:
TAG : winapi
Date : October 05 2020, 06:00 PM , By : MauroC
How to determine cursor visibility for a thread in Win32?
How to determine cursor visibility for a thread in Win32?
wish help you to fix your issue Each thread have their own cursor count that is incremented/decremented by ShowCursor calls. Is there a way to query that counter to determine if the cursor is currently visible? , You can test for cursor visibility di
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Date : October 05 2020, 08:00 AM , By : Stats Bboyrankingz
Is CreateThread() a "synchronization point"?
Is CreateThread() a "synchronization point"?
With these it helps internally with thread will be associated some structure, where os store thread data. this is for any os. what is CreateThread (or any analog function) is doing ? it first create and initialize this structure and then push it in s
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Date : October 02 2020, 02:00 AM , By : Terrance Bulluck
Nasm - Faulty win32n.inc doesn't reserve space for arrays in struct definitions?
Nasm - Faulty win32n.inc doesn't reserve space for arrays in struct definitions?
Does that help Your .inc file seems to have been generated by a tool that does not understand arrays.Replace .RegisterArea RESB 1 with .RegisterArea RESB 80.
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Date : October 01 2020, 10:00 AM , By : sanj
Rich Edit Control paints whole application black after unminimize
Rich Edit Control paints whole application black after unminimize
will help you This has nothing to do with Rich Edit Control , even if you delete all of the controls, this will happen.All you have to do is add a default color to the window background when you register the window.
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Date : September 28 2020, 10:00 AM , By : sai krishna
How to change desktop background image on windows with c++?
How to change desktop background image on windows with c++?
will be helpful for those in need How to change the desktop background image on Windows? , You need to include the SPIF_UPDATEINIFILE flag:
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Date : September 27 2020, 12:00 AM , By : Johan Starkenburg
From Raku/Perl6, how to read this registry key?
From Raku/Perl6, how to read this registry key?
help you fix your problem Here's what I have so far. I am able to successfully retrieve the handle for the registry key, but when I try to read the key it throws "Native call expected argument that references a native integer, but got P6int". And I d
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Date : September 21 2020, 01:00 AM , By : Mohammed Ali
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