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Q. How can I cleanly end my Windows program?
A. There are lots of ways to do it. The usual way is for the
user to click on [X] to close the main window of your program.
You can simulate this by doing:
If your program is dialog based, this will do nearly the same thing:
EndDialog(IDCANCEL); - simulates clicking on [Cancel]
EndDialog(IDOK); - simulates clicking on [OK]
Less elegantly you can post a quit message:
An nExitCode of 0 (zero) means success and non-zero doesn't
If you want to rudely end your app use either of these:
TerminateProcess(HANDLE hProcess, int nExitCode);