WM_SETFOCUS message

Sent to a window after it has gained the keyboard focus.

#define WM_SETFOCUS                     0x0007

Parameters

wParam

A handle to the window that has lost the keyboard focus. This parameter can be NULL.

lParam

This parameter is not used.

Return value

An application should return zero if it processes this message.

Remarks

To display a caret, an application should call the appropriate caret functions when it receives the WM_SETFOCUS message.

Requirements

Minimum supported client
Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Header
Winuser.h (include Windows.h)

See also

Reference

SetFocus

WM_KILLFOCUS

Conceptual

Keyboard Input