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getcursorpos - how do I get relative to a window?  also, what's lpoint?

Posted on 2007-11-27
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Last Modified: 2012-06-22

BOOL GetCursorPos(      
    LPPOINT lpPoint

what is ?


also, how do I make it return relative to the a top level window's position?
Question by:Troudeloup
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by:Jaime Olivares
ID: 20362431
ScreenToClient(yourHwnd, &p);

LPPOINT means pointer to a POINT variable

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ID: 20362453
wait a minute, does it mean it returns the relative position in the window directly?


how about returning screen coordiates?
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by:Jaime Olivares
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I have answered that in your other question
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which one?

also, did you mean "that" by

a)  , does it mean it returns the relative position in the window directly?
b)  returning screen coordiates?

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Jaime Olivares earned 2000 total points
ID: 20362514
The name of the function explains all:
ScreenToClient() converts a screen coordinate into a client (window) coordinate
ClientToScreen() converts a client coordinate into a screen coordinate

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