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callnexthookex (user32)
 
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Summary

C# Signature:

[DllImport("user32.dll")]
static extern IntPtr CallNextHookEx(IntPtr hhk, int nCode, IntPtr wParam,
   IntPtr lParam);

// overload for use with LowLevelKeyboardProc
[DllImport("user32.dll")]
static extern IntPtr CallNextHookEx(IntPtr hhk, int nCode, WM wParam, [In]KBDLLHOOKSTRUCT lParam);

// overload for use with LowLevelMouseProc
[DllImport("user32.dll")]
static extern IntPtr CallNextHookEx(IntPtr hhk, int nCode, WM wParam, [In]MSLLHOOKSTRUCT lParam);

VB.NET Signature:

<DllImport("user32.dll")> _
Private Shared Function CallNextHookEx(ByVal hhk As IntPtr, ByVal nCode As Integer, ByVal wParam As IntPtr, ByVal lParam As IntPtr) As IntPtr
End Function

' overload for use with LowLevelKeyboardProc
<DllImport("user32.dll")> _
Private Shared Function CallNextHookEx(ByVal hhk As IntPtr, ByVal nCode As Integer, ByVal wParam As WindowsMessages, <[In]()> ByVal lParam As KBDLLHOOKSTRUCT) As IntPtr
End Function

' overload for use with LowLevelMouseProc
<DllImport("user32.dll")> _
Private Shared Function CallNextHookEx(ByVal hhk As IntPtr, ByVal nCode As Integer, ByVal wParam As WindowsMessages, <[In]()> ByVal lParam As MSLLHOOKSTRUCT) As IntPtr
End Function

VB Signature

Public Declare Function CallNextHookEx Lib "user32" _
          (ByVal hHook As Long, _
           ByVal ncode As Long, _
           ByVal wParam As WindowsMessages, _
           lParam As Any) As Long

' overload for use with LowLevelKeyboardProc
Public Declare Function CallNextHookExKbd Lib "user32" Alias "CallNextHookEx" _
          (ByVal hHook As Long, _
           ByVal ncode As Long, _
           ByVal wParam As WindowsMessages, _
           lParam As KBDLLHOOKSTRUCT) As Long

' overload for use with LowLevelMouseProc
Public Declare Function CallNextHookExMse Lib "user32" Alias "CallNextHookEx" _
          (ByVal hHook As Long, _
           ByVal ncode As Long, _
           ByVal wParam As WindowsMessages, _
           lParam As MSLLHOOKSTRUCT) As Long

User-Defined Types:

WindowsMessages,KBDLLHOOKSTRUCT,MSLLHOOKSTRUCT

Notes:

hhk is ignored, so you can use IntPtr.Zero

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Alternative Managed API:

The ManagedWindowsApi project (http://mwinapi.sourceforge.net) provides a Hook class and subclasses for Journal hooks, Message hooks and Low-Level hooks.

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