Getting a message with wanted lparam from queue
Hello! I'm using a custom WM_MYCUSTOM message to send chars received by a thread to my Dialog using PostMessage(). Each char is sent as parameter of that message.
Now, during elaboration of that message I need to know how many times the same char value was received.
So, I'm trying to "walk through" the message queue to count the WM_MYCUSTOM messages that have a lparam wanted, removing those messages.
The problem is that it seems not possible to use PeekMessage() because it returns the first wanted message in the queue, always. If this message is WM_MYCUSTOM but has a wrong lparam, it must remain in the quque and peekmessage will return it again in the next call....
UINT MyDlg::privGetNumCharsInQueue(CHAR c)
UINT count = 0;
UINT n = 0;
while( PeekMessage( &msg, this->m_hWnd, WM_CUSTOMMESSAGE_RECEIVED_CHAR, WM_CUSTOMMESSAGE_RECEIVED_CHAR, PM_NOREMOVE ))
if( msg.lParam == c )
PeekMessage( &msg, this->m_hWnd, WM_CUSTOMMESSAGE_RECEIVED_CHAR, WM_CUSTOMMESSAGE_RECEIVED_CHAR, PM_REMOVE );
I think I should use different WM_ IDs for each char I need to find....but I'd like to know if there's a better way.
Thank you all.