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_ScreenCapture_CaptureWnd capturing on top of the window

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I guess I understand that using _ScreenCapture_CaptureWnd will just find the coordinates to the window specified and grab whatever is there, but I just had an occasion where the window I wanted to grab was not the active window and other things were on top of it. A script was set to take a screenshot when a certain condition was met, but I was presented with a screengrab of the wrong thing.

Besides using WinActive and that becoming annoying and getting in the way of what I was doing in the foreground, any fixes on getting a screengrab of a window that may be behind others, without bringing it forward?

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

You can use the _WinAPI_PrintWindow() function to capture any window but it will look not exactly the same as what is seen on the desktop.

I use this function in Windows Screenshooter where you can see the result.

 

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Edited by UEZ

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