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Hi, I’m wondering if someone could explain how I can get the client area dimensions that im drawing to, as ive tried using
case WM_SIZE:
{
	WindowSizeX = LOWORD(lParam);
	WindowSizeY = HIWORD(lParam);
}
But it seems to create the dimensions including the title bar, I also have a menu and I don’t want this included. I did some searches earlier and it was suggested that you can use: GetSystemMetrics(SM_CXFULLSCREEN) GetSystemMetrics(SM_CYFULLSCREEN) But as my application is not always full screen I can’t see how that would work, Cheers for any help.

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Guest Anonymous Poster
And if you want to make a window with specific client area dimensions, look into AdjustWindowRect.

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