GetWindowInfo function

Retrieves information about the specified window.

Syntax

BOOL GetWindowInfo(
  HWND        hwnd,
  PWINDOWINFO pwi
);

Parameters

hwnd

Type: HWND

A handle to the window whose information is to be retrieved.

pwi

Type: PWINDOWINFO

A pointer to a WINDOWINFO structure to receive the information. Note that you must set the cbSize member to sizeof(WINDOWINFO) before calling this function.

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.

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

WINDOWINFO

Windows