OpenIcon function

Restores a minimized (iconic) window to its previous size and position; it then activates the window.

Syntax

BOOL OpenIcon(
  HWND hWnd
);

Parameters

hWnd

Type: HWND

A handle to the window to be restored and activated.

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

OpenIcon sends a WM_QUERYOPEN message to the given window.

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

CloseWindow

Conceptual

IsIconic

Reference

ShowWindow

Windows