This method is implemented to create the windows and image list for the input method (IM).

HRESULT Select( 
HWND hwndSip);


  • hwndSip
    Handle to the input panel window. The IM usually creates a child window of this input panel window in order to access the input panel window's WndProc function. The IM is responsible for drawing the entire client area of the input panel window.

Return Values

An appropriate HRESULT value is returned.


An IM receives this call when it has been selected by the input panel. The IM should perform any necessary initializations. The input panel calls this function during the initialization of the IM, along with GetInfo, ReceiveSipInfo, and RegisterCallback.


Runs On Versions Defined in Include Link to
Windows CE OS 2.12 and later Sip.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.

See Also

IInputMethod2::GetInfo, IInputMethod2::ReceiveSipInfo, IInputMethod2::RegisterCallBack

 Last updated on Tuesday, July 13, 2004

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