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dosGetWindowState(integer WindowID, string State)

Gets the state of the specified window.

Parameters :

WindowID : An integer specifying the window ID. This should be a value returned from one of the window ID retrieval methods.
State :
A string specifying the state to get from the specified window to. This parameter is case insensitive.

Possible Values for Windows and MacOS :

"Normal" : Checks if the window is in Normal state.
"Hidden" : Checks if the window is in Hidden state.
"Maximized"
: Checks if the window is in Maximized state. On MacOS, this is equivalent to "Normal".


Possible Values for Windows only :

"Minimized" : Checks if the window is in Minimized state.
 

Return Value : An integer indicating whether the window is in the queried state or not. If 1 is returned, the method was successful and the window is in the queried state. If 0 is returned, the window is not in the queried state, or the method was not successful, in which case dosGetLastError() should be called to determine the cause of the error. 

Possible Returned Error Codes via dosGetLastError() :
10002 : Invalid value for parameter 2.
10029 : Bad window ID.



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