DeleteMenu (Windows CE 5.0)

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This function deletes an item from the specified menu. If the menu item invokes a pop-up menu, DeleteMenu destroys the handle to the pop-up menu and frees the memory used by the pop-up menu.

BOOLDeleteMenu(HMENUhMenu, UINTuPosition, UINTuFlags );


  • hMenu
    [in] Handle to the menu to be changed.
  • uPosition
    [in] The menu item to be deleted, as determined by the uFlags parameter.
  • uFlags
    [in] Constant specifying how the uPosition parameter is interpreted. This parameter must be either the MF_BYCOMMAND or the MF_BYPOSITION constant. For more information, see Menus Constants.

Return Values

Nonzero indicates success. Zero indicates failure. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.


The application must call the DrawMenuBar function whenever a menu changes, whether or not the menu is in a displayed window.


OS Versions: Windows CE 1.0 and later.
Header: Winuser.h.
Link Library: Menu.lib.

See Also

DrawMenuBar | RemoveMenu | Menus Functions | Menus Constants

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