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WebBrowserExtensionsDestroyWindow Method

Version 102.0.100
Manually call passing in the handle returned from GetWindowHandle. This method can be used to manually close the underlying CefBrowser instance. This will avoid the WM_Close message that CEF sends by default to the top level window. (Which closes your application). This method should generally only be used in the WinForms version.

Namespace:  CefSharp.WinForms
Assembly:  CefSharp.WinForms (in CefSharp.WinForms.dll) Version: (
public static bool DestroyWindow(
	this IChromiumWebBrowserBase chromiumWebBrowser


Type: CefSharpIChromiumWebBrowserBase
the ChromiumWebBrowser or ChromiumHostControl instance.

Return Value

Type: Boolean
If the function succeeds, the return value is true.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type IChromiumWebBrowserBase. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).
//Invoke on the CEF UI Thread
Cef.UIThreadTaskFactory.StartNew(() =>
  var closed = chromiumWebBrowser.DestroyWindow();
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