This message is sent to the application when an IME is about to close the candidate window. An application should process this message if it displays candidates. The application receives this notification message through the WM_IME_NOTIFY message.

fCandidates = (DWORD) lParam;


  • fCandidates
    Candidate lists flag. Each bit corresponds to a candidate list: bit 0 to the first list, bit 1 to the second, and so on. If a specified bit is 1, the corresponding candidate window is about to be closed.

Return Values



By default, the IME window destroys a candidate window when it processes this message.


Runs on Versions Defined in Include Link to
Windows CE OS 2.1 and later (Japanese version 1.0 and later) Imm.h    

Note   This API is part of the complete Windows CE OS package as provided by Microsoft. The functionality of a particular platform is determined by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and some devices may not support this API.

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 Last updated on Tuesday, July 13, 2004

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