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There are many ways to do this, depending on what you''re talking about.

If you want the full screen''s height and width, use these functions:

int width = GetSystemMetrics( SM_CXSCREEN );
int height = GetSystemMetrics( SM_CYSCREEN );


For the current window''s height and width, use this:


// Declared earlier...
// HWND hWnd;

RECT rcClient;
GetClientRect( hWnd, &rcClient );
int width = rcClient.right - rcClient.left;
int height = rcClient.bottom - rcClient.top;


Hope that helps!!

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Also, since this is the DirectX forum, there''s the IDirect3D9::GetAdapterDisplayMode method; it returns other info about the mode as well, namely the refresh rate and pixel format.

-Nik

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