Invisible Console

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    Invisible Console

    How may I make my program (in console) to be invisible?
    (I mean running the program on background [and keeping the ability to get input from the user])

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    Ok, so keeping the ability to get input from the user is not possible if you use FreeConsole.

    Can you describe what you are actually trying to achieve in a bigger picture?

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    You want to run the program as a service.

    This is all Windows programming of course. Check on the Windows forums or MS Library for all the details.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adak View Post
    You want to run the program as a service.

    This is all Windows programming of course. Check on the Windows forums or MS Library for all the details.
    But you won't be able to "get input from the user" that way either, are you?

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    If the service intercepted and passed on the keyboard and mouse input, why not?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Adak View Post
    If the service intercepted and passed on the keyboard and mouse input, why not?
    Yes, of course.

    I'm still interested in hearing what the actual project is, then we can give better advice.

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    Initially all the idea was to hide the console window cuz I used the BGI window (for input & output) but then I thought "what about input?" (if I hadn't use the BGI window..)
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