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Call this code from a VFP form to store its snapshot to a bitmap file (24-bpp). Make sure that the target file (m.lcFilename) is a valid path.

Check similar example Storing screen shot of a form to enhanced metafile (*.emf).

See also:

Download ScreenCapture Library

  • GDI+: saving image of FoxPro form to graphics file (BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG, TIF)
  • Printing the image of a FoxPro form
  • Storing clipboard contents to a BMP file
  • Using the LoadImage() to display a BMP file on the main VFP window
  • How to print a bitmap file

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    9378 bytes  
    Created: 2001-11-05 20:12:41  
    Modified: 2011-03-28 09:42:56  
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    My comment:
    The resulting file is forced to be in 24-bit format (24 bits per pixel). It is not compressed.

    The part of DIB (Device-Independent Bitmap), that contains pixel data, can be too large for managing it via VFP strings. For that reason the GlobalAlloc/GlobalFree combination is used to allocate/release memory for this buffer.

    The WriteFile function is declared in two different ways: one for strings and another for pointers.

    Microsoft Knowledge Base Article - 161299
    HOWTO: Capture and Print the Screen, a Form, or Any Window

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    April 5, 2006: a procedure added that draws current mouse cursor on the bitmap.

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