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Detect a dark Screen like WinXP-Screensaver

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Apfelkiller

Hello,

i need help with my script here.

I want to detect when my Screen is nearly or completly dark/black.

I'm using PixelChecksum(0,0,1919,1079) and it's giving me random numbers (e.g. 2690216355, 2589900821, 854331631, 481460664)

How can i compare that with a Black like 0xFFFFFF ?

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BrewManNH

The number you're getting is base 10, the number you're comparing it to is base 16 (Hex). You can directly compare them, as they are converted when compared to be the same base. BTW, black is 0x000000, not 0xFFFFFF that is bright white.

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