Steve Loughran wrote:
> I have seen several programs that have installed some kind of "hotkey"
> event handler that the controlling program is sent when triggered, even
> if the window is minimized, or in the system tray, or does not currently
> have keyboard/system focus. All the keyboard related items I can find in
> the Win32::GUI docs only appear to work when the program's window is active.
> How have these other programs done this? Just a pointer to the correct
> call would would be enough to keep me quiet for another week.. honest :)
The only way I am aware of for a thread to see keystrokes when that
thread does not have a window that has focus is using
SetWindowsHookEx(). If you manage to get it working, then I'd be
interested in seeing a solution.