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capturing mouse clicks (hooking WM_LBUTTONDOWN)

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I want to be able to intercept the WM_LBUTTONDOWN message before it is sent to any window, so that I can get the pixel coordinates of any mouse click on the system. Is there a way of hooking this message?

It is for the purpose of recording someones actions and then emulating them later.
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thanks, thats just what i wanted!
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