Footer Window (always on bottom from its parent)

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    Footer Window (always on bottom from its parent)

    Hi guys, This forum has been very helpfull to me. I'm new to Win32 API.

    I've a new question:
    I have a main Window for my program, and then I made another window wich works like a footer.

    By using mathematics I can get that window to be floated on the bottom of the parent/main window. However, when I resize the main/parent it disapears.

    I would like to know how can I make a footer-type window to be always on the bottom of it's parent. I've been looking for hours but without success.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Have you looked into 'status bar' controls?

    Other than that you need to handle SIZE and MOVE messages and reflect them to your footer window.
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