[Vm-dev] WM_UNICHAR for handling Unicode

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Fri May 25 17:20:42 UTC 2007

On May 25, 2007, at 15:26 , Chris Petsos wrote:

>> Well, the doc says it is generated by TranslateMessage(). Did you   
>> call that? Also it is not supported by Windows Me and below.
> Yeap...no can do...
> TranslateMessage() posts another identical message... No WM_UNICHAR  
> message there...

" The WM_UNICHAR message is first sent to a window, with  
UNICODE_NOCHAR (0xFFFF) in order to determine if the window supports  
it. If not handled, DefWindowProc will return 0 (on all versions of  
Windows), indicating that WM_UNICHAR is not supported. You must  
return 1 from your window procedure in order to receive input via  

Did you return 1?

- Bert -

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