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Hi all, I''m trying to create an invisible window as my main window. I''m using a dialog box for this. I have visible set to false and:
  case WM_INITDIALOG: InstallSysMenu(); ShowWindow(hWnd, SW_HIDE); return true; break; 
Isn''t working. The only workaround I have is to post false messages to my prog and call ShowWindow(hWnd, SW_HIDE) there also (which is really queer). I''m using MSVC .NET & running Win2k. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

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What exactly do you mean by "isn''t working"?

Why would you want to hide a window that''s not visible initially, if you didn''t show it in the first place?

Are you using DialogBox or CreateDialog?

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I''m using DialogBox. I tried to hide the window because it was showing even though I asked it politely not to. That''s what I mean by "isn''t working". It really won''t hide. I''m just wondering if anybody else has had this problem.

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Replace DialogBox with CreateDialog, and see if the problem goes away. If you do this, you''ll need a message pump.

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