I have an edit control. In the parent window I'm listening a
WM_COMMAND message. But my control doesn't send it on change. Moreover, when I'm watching messages with Spy I can see only different keyboard messages on the edit control itself and the only message in the main parent window is
P.S.: The only interesting thing I'm doing - I'm creating an edit with
HWND_MESSAGE parent and assign a parent later with
For an edit control, notifications are sent to the original parent of the control. That is, in your case, the message only window.
In a comment to a <a href="https://stackoverflow.com/questions/22916895/after-changing-the-parent-of-a-child-window-with-setparent-the-child-window-sti" rel="nofollow">similar question</a> Raymond Chen says:<blockquote>
Many controls cache the original parent. Not much you can do about it.</blockquote>
You may be best postponing creation of the edit control until you have created its parent.