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ShowWindow Reference in C#, VB.NET and VB6


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

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

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


Platforms: Win 32s, Win 95/98, Win NT ShowWindow shows (or hides) a window in a certain manner. For example, the function can minimize, maximize, or restore a given window. The function returns 0 if the window had been hidden before the call, or a non-zero value if it had been visible. ShowWindow Sets the show state of the specified window. System.Windows.Forms.Form.ShowSystem.Windows.Forms.Form.VisibleSystem.Windows.Forms.Form.WindowState


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