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How to determine the screen size (X, Y values)

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I am trying printscreen that is shown on a window. I am using " _ScreenCapture_Capture " to achieve the goal but the issue is that I have to execute the code always to check the output and then change the values of ileft, iright, ibottom, itop to get the perfect result.

Is there a easy way to get the x and y values for getting the perfect screen shot in the first run?

Awaiting your response!

Thanks!

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If you trying the get the position and size of a certain window, then use the method MIlesAhead stated, to find the screen pixel height and width use:

@DeskTopHeight
@DeskTopWidth

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Beware of multiple monitor set-ups with that though. I think the @Desktop system info macros only refer to the main screen. (I.E. the one with the start menu on it.)

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Techn0mancer,

You are correct - and this is how to get multiple monitor dimensions: :)

$iFullDesktopWidth = _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics(78)
$iFullDesktopHeight = _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics(79)

M23

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You are correct - and this is how to get multiple monitor dimensions: :)

$iFullDesktopWidth = _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics(78)
$iFullDesktopHeight = _WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics(79)

Thankyou, I've always used

WinGetPos("Program Manager")

To get the full desktop size. Is there any advantage with using _WinAPI_ that I may be missing?

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norry,

I am afraid that I have no idea. I do not have multiple monitora and just picked that up on the forum. :)

M23


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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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No problem, I've just tested both ways on a multiple monitor setup and they return the same values.

As I've not used _WinAPI_ before I took the chance to have a read and noticed

_WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics(80)

which gives the number of monitor's connected, which in my case is very useful information, so thanks again.

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norry,

Useful thing that API! :)

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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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No problem, I've just tested both ways on a multiple monitor setup and they return the same values.

As I've not used _WinAPI_ before I took the chance to have a read and noticed

_WinAPI_GetSystemMetrics(80)

which gives the number of monitor's connected, which in my case is very useful information, so thanks again.

Also you can use GetMonitorInfo() to get the work area for individual monitors. For example if you want to exclude the Taskbar from the screen shot.

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