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    mouse detecting

    what is the quickest way to have a program even running in the background detect over the whole computer if the right click is pressed?
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    SetWindowsHookEx() with a WH_MOUSE setting....

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    Question how do you use SetWindowsHookEx();?

    I can't figerout how the use SetWindowsHookEx();. i got it to work when the mouse is inside my program but it doesn't work when its outside my program. I want it to be a bull to tell if the mouse button was click no matter where the mouse is. here is my program in a .zip with the project files for MVC++ take a look could you tell me what i need to change;
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    Re: how do you use SetWindowsHookEx();?

    Originally posted by Josh Kasten
    I can't figerout how the use SetWindowsHookEx();. i got it to work when the mouse is inside my program but it doesn't work when its outside my program. I want it to be a bull to tell if the mouse button was click no matter where the mouse is. here is my program in a .zip with the project files for MVC++ take a look could you tell me what i need to change;
    SetWindowsHookEx() are easy as long as you know what you are trying to do, how to create dll files and how to communicate between processes

    Here's one I did

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    Smile THANKS!!!!

    Thanks for telling me about the ex. program you made i shell study it well. thanks man
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