Retrieves extended information about the specified console screen buffer.
BOOL WINAPI GetConsoleScreenBufferInfoEx( _In_ HANDLE hConsoleOutput, _Out_ PCONSOLE_SCREEN_BUFFER_INFOEX lpConsoleScreenBufferInfoEx );
A handle to the console screen buffer. The handle must have the GENERIC_READ access right. For more information, see Console Buffer Security and Access Rights.
A CONSOLE_SCREEN_BUFFER_INFOEX structure that receives the requested console screen buffer information.
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.
The rectangle returned in the srWindow member of the CONSOLE_SCREEN_BUFFER_INFOEX structure can be modified and then passed to the SetConsoleWindowInfo function to scroll the console screen buffer in the window, to change the size of the window, or both.
All coordinates returned in the CONSOLE_SCREEN_BUFFER_INFOEX structure are in character-cell coordinates, where the origin (0, 0) is at the upper-left corner of the console screen buffer.
Minimum supported client
Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
|ConsoleApi2.h (via Wincon.h, include Windows.h)|
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