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Accessing a ListBox in another app


is there a way to manipulate a ListBox in another app, if i have the window handle of the parent window and the name of the listbox?

I tried out some APIs but i it doesnt work.


  • chick80chick80 Posts: 349Member
    It's quite easy.
    Try something like this:

    // Note: I suppose hWnd holds the target window handle.
    // You can retrieve it with FindWindow
    HWND hList;
    hList = GetWindow(hWnd, GW_CHILD);
    while (hList)
    char classname[50];

    GetClassName(butt, classname, 50);
    if (strcmp(classname, WC_LISTVIEW))
    butt = GetWindow(butt, GW_HWNDNEXT);


    [italic]How beautiful, if sorrow had not made Sorrow more beautiful than Beauty itself.[/italic]

  • illuminatorilluminator Posts: 15Member
    Thx!! :)


    (Novus ordo seclorum)

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