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EnableWindow Reference in C#, VB.NET and VB6


Visual Basic 6 definition
Declare Function EnableWindow Lib "user32.dll" (ByVal hwnd As Long, ByVal fEnable As Long) As Long

Visual Basic .NET definition
Declare Function EnableWindow Lib "user32" (ByVal hwnd As Integer, ByVal fEnable As Integer) As Integer

C# definition
[DllImport("user32")] public static extern int EnableWindow(int hwnd, int fEnable)


Platforms: Win 32s, Win 95/98, Win NT EnableWindow enables or disables a window. If a window is disabled, it cannot receive the focus and will ignore any attempted input. Some types of windows, such as buttons and other controls, will appear grayed when disabled, although any window can be enabled or disabled. The function returns 0 if the window had previously been enabled, or a non-zero value if the window had been disabled. EnableWindow Enables or disables mouse and keyboard input to the specified window or control. System.Windows.Forms.Control.Enabled


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