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    What im trying to do is when the user changes something in an edit box i want the edit box to be be set to something so i was just trying to test this thing out but when i do it, my program just goes away. Here's the code

    Code:
    case ID_MAG_MIN:	
    	
    SendMessage(GetDlgItem(hwnd,ID_MAG_MIN),WM_SETTEXT,0,"34.0");
    
    break;

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    >>when the user changes something in an edit box<<

    Handle the EN_CHANGE notification (as HIWORD(wParam) of the parent's WM_COMMAND).
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    do u have an example of how to do it. i tried this, but it didnt work...

    Code:
    case EN_CHANGE:
    			switch(HIWORD(wParam))
    			{
    			case ID_MAG_MIN:
    				SendMessage(GetDlgItem(hwnd,ID_MAG_MIN),WM_SETTEXT,0,"34.0");
    				break;
    
    
    
    			}

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    EN_CHANGE is delivered in a WM_COMMAND message. Ken has posted code before demonstrating how to handle WM_COMMAND messages:

    button 'message'

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    I dont understand how to code EN_CHANGE as a HIWORD param, i mean i was thinkin

    EN_CHANGE=HIWORD(param), but i got an error doing that

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    i figured it out, so thanks everyone!

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