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Important: This document is part of the Legacy section of the ADC Reference Library. This information should not be used for new development.

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Version: 1.0

Posted: 2003-01-30

Build Requirements: N/A

Runtime Requirements: Carbon

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This little application includes code to allow you to detect whether or not the Shell Window is "rolled up" by WindowShade. How do you do this? You check the window's contRgn. If the contRgn is empty, then the window is shaded. You'll note that the grafPort is unchanged by WindowShade, so if you need to save window dimensions, you can grab that information from the portRect.

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2003-01-30First Version

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