GetForegroundWindow function

Retrieves a handle to the foreground window (the window with which the user is currently working). The system assigns a slightly higher priority to the thread that creates the foreground window than it does to other threads.

Syntax

HWND GetForegroundWindow(

);

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Value

Type: Type: HWND

The return value is a handle to the foreground window. The foreground window can be NULL in certain circumstances, such as when a window is losing activation.

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

Conceptual

Reference

SetForegroundWindow

Windows