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.

Syntax

BOOL GetWindowRect(
  HWND   hWnd,
  LPRECT lpRect
);

Parameters

hWnd

Type: HWND

A handle to the window.

lpRect

Type: LPRECT

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

Return Value

Type: Type: BOOL

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.

Remarks

In conformance with conventions for the RECT structure, the bottom-right coordinates of the returned rectangle are exclusive. In other words, the pixel at (right, bottom) lies immediately outside the rectangle.

Examples

For an example, see Initializing a Dialog Box.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header winuser.h (include Windows.h)
Library User32.lib
DLL User32.dll

See Also

Conceptual

GetClientRect

Reference

ScreenToClient

SetWindowPos

Windows