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GetClientRect (user32)

C# Signature:

static extern bool GetClientRect(IntPtr hWnd, out RECT lpRect);

VB Signature:

<DllImport("user32.dll", CharSet:=CharSet.Auto)> _
Private Shared Function GetClientRect(ByVal hWnd As System.IntPtr, _
   ByRef lpRECT As RECT) As Integer
    ' Leave function empty    
End Function

User-Defined Types:



The Win32 RECT structure is not compatible with the .NET System.Drawing.Rectangle structure.

Tips & Tricks:

It's easier to use with a tiny wrapper method.

public static RECT GetClientRect(IntPtr hWnd)
    RECT result = new RECT();
    GetClientRect(hWnd, out result);
    return result;

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ClientRectangle property of the System.Windows.Forms.Control class


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