Message Properties dialog box

Applies to: yesVisual Studio noVisual Studio for Mac noVisual Studio Code

Use this dialog box to find out more about a specific message. To display this dialog box, move the focus to a Messages View window. Select any message node in the tree, then choose Properties from the View menu.

The General tab is the only tab displayed. The following settings are available:

  • Window Handle: The unique ID of this window. Window handle numbers are reused; they identify a window only for the lifetime of that window. Click this value to view the properties of this window.
  • Nesting Level: Depth of nesting of this message, where 0 is no nesting.
  • Message: Number, status, and name of the selected windows message.
  • lResult: The value of the lResult parameter, if any.
  • wParam: The value of the wParam parameter, if any.
  • lParam: The value of the lParam parameter, if any. This value is decoded if it is a pointer to a string or structure.