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[FYI] Getting screenshot of screen

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I thaught this was kind of interesting. You have to use the keybd_event function to emulate the press of the key "Prnt Scrn". This will load the contents of the screen into the clipboard.
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An application can simulate a press of the PRINTSCRN key in order to obtain a screen snapshot and save it to the clipboard. To do this, call keybd_event with the bVk parameter set to VK_SNAPSHOT.
I think this is worth pointing out because no one would expect you'd have to do this for this kind of result.

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