GetShellWindow function

Retrieves a handle to the Shell's desktop window.

Syntax

HWND GetShellWindow(

);

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Value

Type: Type: HWND

The return value is the handle of the Shell's desktop window. If no Shell process is present, the return value is NULL.

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

GetDesktopWindow

GetWindow

Reference

Windows