Menu Status

Posted On 2017-08-09 by BlackBeltVB
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Tags: VB6 Custom Controls/Forms/Menus VB6 Windows API 
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How to display status messages when menu items are highlighted. Subclasses a form to watch for menu item clicks. Illustrates a bug in GetMenuItemInfo and a method to determine if the top level menu is the current selection. 

Special Instructions

Uses the following API functions and messages:

  • CallWindowProc
  • CopyMemory (RtlMoveMemory)
  • GetMenu
  • GetMenuItemInfo
  • GetMenuString
  • SetWindowLong
    • WM_MENUSELECT

Requirements

This code originally appeared on BlackBeltVB.com, and has been republished here with the permission of Matt Hart.


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