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Windows NT
Yes
Win95
Yes
Win32s
Yes
Import Library
user32.lib
Header File
winuser.h
Unicode
No
Platform Notes
None

GetWindowRect

The GetWindowRect function retrieves the dimensions of the bounding rectangle of the specified window. The dimensions are given in screen coordinates that are relative to the upper-left corner of the screen.

BOOL GetWindowRect(

HWND hWnd,
// handle of window
LPRECT lpRect
// address of structure for window coordinates
);

Parameters

hWnd

Identifies the window.

lpRect

Points to a RECT structure that receives the screen coordinates of the upper-left and lower-right corners of the window.

Return Values

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

See Also

GetClientRect
, RECT


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