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Windows coordinate

Discussion in 'Win32' started by answerme, Nov 6, 2008.

  1. answerme

    answerme New Member

    How will i know the window coordinate in MFC .I meant i want to know (x1,y1) & (x2,y2) value
  2. xpi0t0s

    xpi0t0s Mentor

    When you create a window you specify its size and position.
    Alternatively there's GetWindowRect in the WinAPI.
  3. answerme

    answerme New Member

    I want to know centre point of the window.How can i find it
  4. xpi0t0s

    xpi0t0s Mentor

    If you've already got x1,y1 and x2,y2, suppose x1=y1=100 and x2=y2=200. What would the centre point be? How would you work that out as an equation using just x1,y1,x2,y2?
  5. answerme

    answerme New Member

    Forget x1,y1,x2,y2

    I have created one window i want to know the centre point my screen .
  6. xpi0t0s

    xpi0t0s Mentor

    It's impossible to forget x1~y2. There are no WinAPI functions that return the centre point of windows (or screens - do not confuse these terms otherwise your question becomes ambiguous. There is a definite difference between a window and a screen). The reason is that you can easily calculate that from the screen size and position, i.e. x1~y2.
  7. neo_vi

    neo_vi New Member

    u can get a software for measuring the screen size exactly. u can try that. It will give u the size in pixels.

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