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WindowFromPoint (user32)

C# Signature:

static extern IntPtr WindowFromPoint(System.Drawing.Point p);

VB.NET Signature:

<DllImport("user32.dll")> _
Private Shared Function WindowFromPoint(ByVal p As Point) As IntPtr
End Function

Oxygene.NET Signature:

class method WindowFromPoint(aPoint: System.Drawing.Point): IntPtr; external;


The WindowFromPoint function retrieves a handle to the window that contains the specified point.

Make sure not to use System.Windows.Point.

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Sample Code:

static extern bool GetCursorPos(out Point lpPoint);

static extern bool SetWindowText(IntPtr hWnd, string lpString);

Point p;
if (GetCursorPos(out p))
   IntPtr hWnd = WindowFromPoint(p);
   if (hWnd != IntPtr.Zero) SetWindowText(hWnd, "Window Found");

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