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Using GetWindowRect() seems to be giving me the size of the the window including the title bar and window borders. Is there a way to get the height/width of the inside of the window?

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Using GetWindowRect() seems to be giving me the size of the the window including the title bar and window borders.

Is there a way to get the height/width of the inside of the window?
GetClientRect. If you're doing this at window creation, you should use AdjustWindowRect to create a window with the specified client area (Since CreateWindowEx takes the window size, not the client size).

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Using GetWindowRect() seems to be giving me the size of the the window including the title bar and window borders.

Is there a way to get the height/width of the inside of the window?
GetClientRect. If you're doing this at window creation, you should use AdjustWindowRect to create a window with the specified client area (Since CreateWindowEx takes the window size, not the client size).


NO! *swats Evil Steve with a newspaper* AdjustWindowRect() isn't accurate.

RECT rcWnd;
rcWnd.right = (GetSystemMetrics(SM_CXFRAME) * 2) + nWidth;
rcWnd.bottom = (GetSystemMetrics(SM_CYFRAME) * 2) + GetSystemMetrics(SM_CYCAPTION) + nHeight;
rcWnd.left = (GetSystemMetrics(SM_CXSCREEN) - rcWnd.right) / 2;
rcWnd.top = (GetSystemMetrics(SM_CYSCREEN) - rcWnd.bottom) / 2;



The above code accurately calculates the window size and centers it.

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