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DX11 Window resize handling with DX11

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I'm using DX11, and I have trouble with full-screen transitions. I've registered my swap chain with DXGI_SWAP_CHAIN_FLAG_ALLOW_MODE_SWITCH, so I should be set to get automatic resizing when Alt+Enter is pressed. I'm also correctly passing this flag when calling ResizeBuffers(). However, pressing Alt+Enter does not always raise a WM_SIZE message. In fact, the first few times, the window switches to fullscreen but I don't get any WM_SIZE event; I've checked with Spy++ and nothing gets delivered to my app. For instance, I have a 1280x720 window and when I press fullscreen (which should switch to 1680x1050), I don't get any event mentioning 1680x1050 so there is no way I can capture this. On the same machine, I sometime get correct WM_SIZE events when I repeatedly try to resize the window (for instance, when I kept pressing Alt for a second after pressing enter, a WM_SIZE would be delivered.) What the heck is going on? Right now, I'm not getting any WM_SIZE events any more, no matter how often I change to fullscreen and back, but I get all resize events correctly when resizing the window by grabbing a corner.

How am I supposed to handle full-screen switches? I would like to avoid having to handle Alt+Enter manually, as I use RawInput (however, I didn't specify the NOLEGACY.) It's interesting that I can see the window switching to fullscreen but no WM_SIZE :(

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