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How do I find out the desktop size without the toolbars (for example the the desktop size without the taskbar ?)
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aelatikCommented:
Here you go, i just show the sizes. Make your own calculation....

Private Declare Function FindWindow Lib "user32" Alias "FindWindowA" (ByVal lpClassName As String, ByVal lpWindowName As String) As Long
Private Declare Function GetWindowRect Lib "user32" (ByVal hwnd As Long, lpRect As RECT) As Long
Private Type RECT
        Left As Long
        Top As Long
        Right As Long
        Bottom As Long
End Type

Private Sub Form_Load()
    Dim msg As String
    Dim Wnd As Long
    Dim TaskbarDim As RECT
    Wnd = FindWindow("Shell_TrayWnd", vbNullString)
    GetWindowRect Wnd, TaskbarDim
    msg = "Screen width  = " & Screen.Width / 15 & vbCrLf
    msg = msg & "Screen height  = " & Screen.Height / 15 & vbCrLf
    msg = msg & "Taskbar width  = " & (TaskbarDim.Right - TaskbarDim.Left) & vbCrLf
    msg = msg & "Taskbar height  = " & (TaskbarDim.Bottom - TaskbarDim.Top) & vbCrLf
    MsgBox msg
End Sub
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EDDYKTCommented:
Option Explicit
Private Declare Function SystemParametersInfo Lib "user32" Alias "SystemParametersInfoA" (ByVal uAction As Long, ByVal uParam As Long, ByRef lpvParam As Any, ByVal fuWinIni As Long) As Long
Private Const SPI_GETWORKAREA = 48

Private Type RECT
    Left As Long
    Top As Long
    Right As Long
    Bottom As Long
End Type

Private rc As RECT

Private Sub Form_Load()
SystemParametersInfo SPI_GETWORKAREA, vbNull, rc, 0
Me.Move rc.Left * Screen.TwipsPerPixelX, rc.Top * _
            Screen.TwipsPerPixelY, rc.Right * _
            Screen.TwipsPerPixelX, rc.Bottom * _
            Screen.TwipsPerPixelY
End Sub
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Richie_SimonettiIT OperationsCommented:
hummm.....
screen.width, screen.height ?
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Richie_SimonettiIT OperationsCommented:
It appears that i didn't understand what you mean by "desktop size without the taskbar"
Cheers
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phyderousAuthor Commented:
you will get your point on the previous one ... :-)
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