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Capturing just a region of the screen.

Posted on 1998-06-10
Last Modified: 2010-05-03
Does anyone have a piece of code for just capturing a region of the screen. Not an entire window.

Let's say a user hit's a key, the mouse turns into crosshairs and he can drag it across a region, sending it to either the clipboard or to a picture box.
Question by:VBert
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Expert Comment

ID: 1463000
Check out MSKB article #Q161299 at:

It's not 100% what you want, but there's enough information to get you on your way.

I submit this as a comment.  If it solves your problem, let me know and I'll resubmit it as an answer.

Author Comment

ID: 1463001
clifABB, that will do it.  I was too lazy to search the Knowledge Base.  Go ahead and post as answer.


Accepted Solution

clifABB earned 100 total points
ID: 1463002
Glad I could be of service.

Check out MSKB article #Q161299 at:


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