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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 21606152, Entry date: 01/26/2015
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How do you print out sub-areas of a picture (a curve window, for example)?

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There is a curve window, for instance, in your picture, and you wish to make a hard copy of this window. In order to make a hard copy, you need to know the coordinates and size of your window. You can then activate the hard copy via a button, as follows:

#include "apdefap.h"
void OnClick(char* lpszPictureName, char* lpszObjectName, char* lpszPropertyName)
{
WinExec("PrtScr.exe /C= \"20;10;800;400\"",SW_SHOWNORMAL);
}

The figures in the order "PositionX;PositionY;Width;Height" correspond to the coordinates of the top-left corner and to the size of the window.


Fig. 01

Note
If you insert the parameter "-nomcp", the area to be printed is no longer taken into account.

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