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Window Station and Desktop
Code examples:
How to prevent users from accessing the Windows Desktop and from switching to other applications
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Assigns the specified desktop to the calling thread. All subsequent operations on the desktop use the access rights granted to hDesktop.
Code examples:
How to prevent users from accessing the Windows Desktop and from switching to other applications
BOOL SetThreadDesktop(
    HDESK hDesktop

FoxPro declaration:
DECLARE INTEGER SetThreadDesktop IN user32;
    INTEGER hDesktop
[in] Handle to the desktop to be assigned to the calling thread. This handle is returned by the CreateDesktop, GetThreadDesktop, OpenDesktop, or OpenInputDesktop function.
Return value:
If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.
* use random name for new desktop
cNewdesktop = "desktop_" + SUBSTR(SYS(2015), 3)

hNewDesktop = CreateDesktop(cNewdesktop,;
    0,0,0, GENERIC_ALL, 0)

= SetThreadDesktop(m.hNewDesktop)
= SwitchDesktop(m.hNewDesktop)
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See also: CreateDesktop, GetThreadDesktop, OpenDesktop, SetProcessWindowStation
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Created: 2005-09-04 16:20:04
Modified: 2008-01-05 11:35:40
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