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cjolly

Hi, maybe someone can help me

I have no experience with AutoIt and I need to capture the contents of a window without the edges (windws frame) and burn to a file. Jpg in size 160 x 120 and 96dpi.

Thanks in advance

Charles

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Melba23

cjolly,

Welcome to the AutoIt forum. ;)

_ScreenCapture_CaptureWnd will capture the client area of a window. This code from smashly will resize it as well! :blink:

#Include <ScreenCapture.au3>
#include <GDIPlus.au3>

$sFileName = @ScriptDir & "\window.jpg"

$hWnd = WinGetHandle("Your_Window_Title_Here")

_ScreenCapture_CaptureWnd($sFileName, $hWnd)

_ImageResize($sFileName, @ScriptDir & "\Resized.jpg", 160, 120)

Func _ImageResize($sInImage, $sOutImage, $iW, $iH)
    Local $hWnd, $hDC, $hBMP, $hImage1, $hImage2, $hGraphic, $CLSID, $i = 0

    ;OutFile path, to use later on.
    Local $sOP = StringLeft($sOutImage, StringInStr($sOutImage, "\", 0, -1))

    ;OutFile name, to use later on.
    Local $sOF = StringMid($sOutImage, StringInStr($sOutImage, "\", 0, -1) + 1)

    ;OutFile extension , to use for the encoder later on.
    Local $Ext = StringUpper(StringMid($sOutImage, StringInStr($sOutImage, ".", 0, -1) + 1))

    ; Win api to create blank bitmap at the width and height to put your resized image on.
    $hWnd = _WinAPI_GetDesktopWindow()
    $hDC = _WinAPI_GetDC($hWnd)
    $hBMP = _WinAPI_CreateCompatibleBitmap($hDC, $iW, $iH)
    _WinAPI_ReleaseDC($hWnd, $hDC)

    ;Start GDIPlus
    _GDIPlus_Startup()

    ;Get the handle of blank bitmap you created above as an image
    $hImage1 = _GDIPlus_BitmapCreateFromHBITMAP ($hBMP)

    ;Load the image you want to resize.
    $hImage2 = _GDIPlus_ImageLoadFromFile($sInImage)

    ;Get the graphic context of the blank bitmap
    $hGraphic = _GDIPlus_ImageGetGraphicsContext ($hImage1)

    ;Draw the loaded image onto the blank bitmap at the size you want
    _GDIPLus_GraphicsDrawImageRect($hGraphic, $hImage2, 0, 0, $iW, $iW)

    ;Get the encoder of to save the resized image in the format you want.
    $CLSID = _GDIPlus_EncodersGetCLSID($Ext)

    ;Generate a number for out file that doesn't already exist, so you don't overwrite an existing image.
    Do
        $i += 1
    Until (Not FileExists($sOP & $i & "_" & $sOF))

    ;Prefix the number to the begining of the output filename
    $sOutImage = $sOP & $i & "_" & $sOF

    ;Save the new resized image.
    _GDIPlus_ImageSaveToFileEx($hImage1, $sOutImage, $CLSID)

    ;Clean up and shutdown GDIPlus.
    _GDIPlus_ImageDispose($hImage1)
    _GDIPlus_ImageDispose($hImage2)
    _GDIPlus_GraphicsDispose ($hGraphic)
    _WinAPI_DeleteObject($hBMP)
    _GDIPlus_Shutdown()
EndFunc

I hope it does what you want. :P

M23


Any of my own code posted anywhere on the forum is available for use by others without any restriction of any kind._______My UDFs:

Spoiler

ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
Toast -------------- Small GUIs which pop out of the notification area

 

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cjolly

Thanks Melba23

This really was a quick response, your post works ok and that's exactly what I need.

again, Thanks for your help.

Charles

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