IInputMethod::Select (Windows CE 5.0)

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

HRESULT Select( HWND hwndSip);


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

Return Values

Return S_OK to indicate success. Return the appropriate HRESULT value to indicate failure.


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


OS Versions: Windows CE 2.01 and later.
Header: Sip.h.
Link Library: Uuid.lib.

See Also

IInputMethod::GetInfo | IInputMethod::ReceiveSipInfo | IInputMethod::RegisterCallBack

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