Accept WM_SYSCHAR message for processsing in TranslateAcceleratorW

Rein Klazes rklazes at
Fri Sep 24 05:08:39 CDT 2004

On Fri, 24 Sep 2004 08:34:12 +0900, you wrote:

> "Rein Klazes" <rklazes at> wrote:
> > Great. Attached patch is what I think Windows is doing. It fixes the
> > problem with Agent, and hopefully also fixes your problem about no
> > window with keyboard focus.
> No, I don't think that your patch is correct. My tests show that WM_SYSCHAR is
> really handled by TranslateAccelerator. And I believe that TranslateAccelerator
> should not mess with focus/active windows at all, it already has all the required
> information in the passed MSG structure.

It does handle WM_SYSCHAR, and it gets the information from the passed
MSG structure. I imagined this information is there just for this

But you are doing the tests and I have not. If the tests indicate that
bit29 of lParam has no influence then my patch is wrong.

Rein Klazes
rklazes at

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