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Public Shared Function GetMenu(ByVal hWnd As IntPtr) As IntPtr
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Sample Code (C#):
//this.Handle points to the Form (window application project)
int Menu2 = GetMenu(this.Handle.ToInt32());
AppendMenu(Menu2,0xA00,0,null); // makes a separator
Sample Code (VB)
Dim hwndMain as IntPtr = FindWindowEx(intptr.Zero,intptr.Zero,vbNullString,"My Window Title") 'Get the Window Handle
Dim hwndMenu As IntPtr = GetMenu(hwndMain) 'Get the MenuHandle
Dim hwndSubmenu as intptr = GetSubMenu(hwndMenu,1) 'Get the SubMenuHandle to the visible MenuItem, in this case the second one (counting from zero)
Dim intMID as Integer = GetMenuitemID(hwndSubmenu,2)) 'Get the MenuItemID of the third SubMenu under the previous Handle (counting from zero)
Sendmessage(hwndMain, WM_COMMAND, intMID, 0) 'Click the MenuItem!
'VB.net (2012) supports window handle although not listed in intelli-sense (also note casting is automatic in VB):
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The GetMenu API
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