werl.exe window saving/restoring

UAB L/K Peter Andersson <>
Mon Sep 19 15:05:34 CEST 2005


Hi James,

It was only disabled temporarily. In R10B-5 i believe. A proper fix was
implemented right after that. So this should not be an issue in the
latest two release.

  Peter

James Hague wrote:
> 
> This was super-useful, but was disabled a few versions back because it
> didn't properly handle the case when the werl.exe window was minimized
> when you quit.  Is it still disabled?
> 
> In any case, the proper fix is to use GetWindowPlacement and
> SetWindowPlacement instead of other calls to get the window position
> and size.  Save the WINDOWPLACEMENT struct directly in the registry in
> binary format.  This automatically takes care of saving all window
> information, including whether a window is minimized/maximized or not.
> 
> I'd make this change myself, except I'm not set-up with Cygwin on any
> of my current machines and don't have the time to do so in the near
> future.
> 
> James

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