Short story: Capture cursor feedback outside your own window, like Spy++ does, to highlight and pick any window on the system.
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This sample, or the one from which it originally derived, was published (or at least peripherally mentioned) in the following article(s):
- Let Users Automate File Pasting, Q&A, VBPJ, September 1997
This sample uses the following API calls:
Module Library Function FWindowPicker.frm user32 GetCursorPos
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Please, enjoy and learn from this sample. Include its code within your own projects, if you wish. But, in order to insure only the most recent code is available to all, I ask that you don't share the sample by any form of mass distribution.
Download WndPick.zip, 5Kb, Last Updated: Thursday, December 18, 2003