CloseWindow function

Minimizes (but does not destroy) the specified window.

Syntax

BOOL CloseWindow(
  HWND hWnd
);

Parameters

hWnd

Type: HWND

A handle to the window to be minimized.

Return Value

Type: Type: BOOL

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Remarks

To destroy a window, an application must use the DestroyWindow function.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header winuser.h (include Windows.h)
Library User32.lib
DLL User32.dll

See Also

ArrangeIconicWindows

Conceptual

DestroyWindow

IsIconic

OpenIcon

Reference

Windows