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SB_GETTEXT Overview  Group

The SB_GETTEXT message retrieves the text from the specified part of a status window.


wParam = (WPARAM) iPart; 

lParam = (LPARAM) (LPSTR) szText; 



Zero-based index of the part from which to retrieve text.
Pointer to the buffer that receives the text. This parameter is a null-terminated string.

Return Values

Returns a 32-bit value that consists of two 16-bit values. The low word specifies the length, in characters, of the text. The high word specifies the type of operation used to draw the text. The type can be one of the following values:




The text is drawn with a border to appear lower than the plane of the window.


The text is drawn without borders.


The text is drawn with a border to appear higher than the plane of window.


Displays text using right-to-left reading order on Hebrew or Arabic systems.

If the text has the SBT_OWNERDRAW drawing type, this message returns the 32-bit value associated with the text instead of the length and operation type.

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