Message related functions
The message buffer can buffer up to 63 unprocessed messages. Each time a message is retrieved, one of the earliest messages will be retrieved from the message buffer. After the message buffer is full, no more messages are received.
The relevant functions and data types are as follows.
|Function or data type||Description|
|flushmessage||Flush the message buffer.|
|getmessage||Get a messages until a message is available for retrieval.|
|peekmessage||Get a message if any exist, otherwise return false.|
|setcapture||Enable the ability to capture mouse messages outside of the graphics window.|
|releasecapture||Disable the ability to capture mouse messages outside of the graphics window.|