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C++ setfocus

C++ setfocus

C++ setfocus

I have been working on Microsoft Word automation and my next goal is to send keyboard commands to Word and open a dialog box. (ctrl+s opens save, for instance) I know that I need to use the setFocus() call to set the keyboard focus from my app to the Word app, but I do not know how to create the handle (CWND) to the Word window in order to use setFocus. My thoughts are:

CWND* pWND = ??????????;

I do not know how to associate the CWND pointer to the Word app. My professor said to use WINFO api command to store the information for the Word window, but I can not locate any good information on that command. If anyone, could lead me in the right direction it would be greatly appreciated.


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