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How to copy the image of a form to the Clipboard using Bitmap API functions

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This sample code shows how to copy the image of an active form to the Clipboard in CF_BITMAP format.

There is a similar example using Bitmap API functions copying data in CF_ENHMETAFILE format:
Copying picture of the active form to the Clipboard using Enhanced Metafile API functions

Check other Bitmap API examples:
  • Storing clipboard contents to a BMP file
  • Storing screen shot of a form to a BMP file
  • Printing the image of a FoxPro form
  • Using the LoadImage() to display a BMP file on the main VFP window
  • How to print a bitmap file
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    Created: 2001-08-04 12:00:00  
    Modified: 2016-02-25 09:23:01  
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    My comment:
    The GetFocus function retrieves the handle to the window that has the keyboard focus.

    If you call this procedure from a form you will get an image of this form on the clipboard.

    Being called from the main VFP window, with no other forms running, this procedures copies to the clipboard the whole main window itself.

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    An article How To Copy the Screen or Active Window to the Clipboard from Visual Basic published on Microsoft Help and Support page describes a different approach -- the picture of the whole screen is sent to the clipboard by virtually pressing (through the keybd_event call) PrtScr key.
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