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Hi all,

I'm trying to disable the ability to drag a window around but I haven't seem to find the correct code for it.

The ones that I have found is to do check for the WM_NCHITTEST message and if it belongs to the title bar, shift it to something else. I was hoping for a more direct solution.

Thanks in advance!
Posted 10-Apr-12 15:55pm
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Solution 2

Managed to to solved this.

Using the OnMoving function and ON_WM_MOVING message, just change the values of the function parameter of the LPRECT to the current window size.

void MyClass::OnMoving(UINT nSide, LPRECT lpRect)
	CDialog::OnMoving(nSide, lpRect);

	// TODO: Add your message handler code here and/or call default
	// Find Current location of the dialog
	CRect CurRect;

	// Set current location as the moving location
	lpRect->left = CurRect.left;
	lpRect->top =;
	lpRect->right = CurRect.right;
	lpRect->bottom = CurRect.bottom;
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Solution 1

will this work for you WM_GETMINMAXINFO [^]
amsga 15-Apr-12 23:20pm
This one only refers to size, I still need something to prevent users from dragging the window in different positions.

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