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Print Screen

I want Current window programmes screen to be printed, if user cleicks/presses a button. My idea was to presss ALT+Print Screnn (which will save the current window into clip board) and then use printer.paintpicture method to print it.

Can we save the current window in clip board using any API of DLL functions ? (i.e without pressing ALT+print Screen)
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snayaks
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Erick37Commented:
"HOWTO: Capture and Print the Screen, a Form, or any Window"
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q161/2/99.ASP

"HOWTO: Copy the Screen or Active Window to the Clipboard from Visual Basic"
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q240/6/53.ASP
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johnny6Commented:
snayaks:
     I think you will find the answer you are looking for in one of these two articles:

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q161/2/99.ASP?LNG=ENG&SA=ALLKB&FR=0 

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q140/8/85.asp?LNG=ENG&SA=ALLKB&FR=0 

     Hope this helps.

John
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johnny6Commented:
Erik37:
     It seems as though you beat me by a few minutes while I was searching for the same links as you.
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bruintjeCommented:
they're not all the same :O)

and for some extra sourcecode for exact this question

http://www.thescarms.com/vbasic/Capture.htm

"Capture the entire contents of a form.
Capture the client area of a form.
Capture the entire screen.
Capture the active window.
Capture any portion of any window.
Create a Picture object from a bitmap and a palette.
Print a Picture object as large as possible on the page. "

that should work

HTH:O)Bruintje
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snayaksAuthor Commented:
Hi Erick37

I tried with

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q161/2/99.ASP 

example and  it worked fine

Thanks a lot

snayaks




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snayaksAuthor Commented:
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Erick37Commented:
You're welcome.
Glad to help.
:-)
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