Full Screen

Windows Mobile SupportedWindows Embedded CE Not Supported


This code sample is named FullScreen. This sample demonstrates how an application can make full use of the device screen for displaying content using several shell APIs. Using these APIs, the sample application provides a "Full Screen" menu option that allows the taskbar and softkeys to be hidden. Once a softkey button (or the back key on Smarphone) is pressed the taskbar and softkeys are redisplayed.

Feature Area

Shell Reference

Relevant APIs

SHFullScreen function

To run the code sample

  1. Navigate to the solution file (*.sln), and double-click it. By default, the solution file is copied to the following folder:

    C:\Program Files\Windows Mobile 6 SDK\Samples\Common\CPP\Win32\FullScreen

    Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 launches and loads the solution.

  2. Build the solution (Ctrl+Shift+B).

  3. Deploy the solution (F5).

Development Environments

SDK: Windows Mobile 6 Professional SDK and Windows Mobile 6 Standard SDK

Development Environment: Visual Studio 2005.

ActiveSync: VersionĀ 4.5.

See Also


Code Samples for Windows Mobile