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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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Makes a desktop visible and activates it. This enables the desktop to receive input from the user.
Code examples:
How to prevent users from accessing the Windows Desktop and from switching to other applications
BOOL SwitchDesktop(
    HDESK hDesktop

FoxPro declaration:
DECLARE INTEGER SwitchDesktop IN user32;
    INTEGER hDesktop
[in] Handle to the desktop to be made visible and active. This handle is returned by the CreateDesktop and OpenDesktop functions.
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)
My comment:
See also: CreateDesktop, OpenDesktop
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Created: 2005-09-04 16:21:56
Modified: 2008-01-05 11:35:22
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