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imagegrabwindow

Captures a window (PHP 5 >= 5.2.2)
resource imagegrabwindow ( int window [, int client_area] )

Grabs a window or its client area using a windows handle (HWND property in COM instance)

Parameters

window

The HWND window ID

client_area

Include the client area of the application window

Return Values

Returns an image resource identifier on success, FALSE on failure.

Errors/Exceptions

E_NOTICE is issued if window_handle is invalid window handle. E_WARNING is issued if the Windows API is too old.

Examples

Example 1015. imagegrabwindow() example

Capture a window (IE for example)

<?php
$browser
= new COM("InternetExplorer.Application");
$handle = $browser->HWND;
$browser->Visible = true;
$im = imagegrabwindow($handle);
$browser->Quit();
imagepng($im, "iesnap.png");
?>

Capture a window (IE for example) but with its content

<?php
$browser
= new COM("InternetExplorer.Application");
$handle = $browser->HWND;
$browser->Visible = true;
$browser->Navigate("http://www.libgd.org");

/* Still working? */
while ($browser->Busy) {
   
com_message_pump(4000);
}
$im = imagegrabwindow($handle, 0);
$browser->Quit();
imagepng($im, "iesnap.png");
?>


Notes

Note:

This function is only available on Windows.