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Good morning guys :)

I was trying to not open another post, writing here my little issue, but seems that no one cares about, and so, I'm opening another post :)

What I'm trying to do, is detect the event close sent from the virtual keyboard.


Because, I have an application which, when I set the focus on a textbox, if the virtual keyboard does not exist, then it is created, else, it's not created :)

But, everytime I try to close the virtual keyboard, the focus remains on the textbox, and another $EN_FOCUS event it's launched and detected from my WM_COMMAND, and so, the virtual keyboard is opened again. 

How can I solve this little "issue"? 

I was trying to detect the event sent from the virtual keyboard, storing the handle of it in a variable, and setting:

GUISetOnEvent($GUI_EVENT_CLOSE, "CloseVK", $hVirtualKeyboard)

without any result.

Can someone please help me? :)

Thanks :) 


Here I'd like to see @Melba23, @water, @Danyfirex...


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