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SetMonitorDisplayAreaSize function

Applies to: desktop apps only

Sets the width or height of a monitor's display area.

Syntax

BOOL SetMonitorDisplayAreaSize(
  __in  HANDLE hMonitor,
  __in  MC_SIZE_TYPE stSizeType,
  __in  DWORD dwNewDisplayAreaWidthOrHeight
);

Parameters

hMonitor [in]

Handle to a physical monitor. To get the monitor handle, call GetPhysicalMonitorsFromHMONITOR or GetPhysicalMonitorsFromIDirect3DDevice9.

stSizeType [in]

A member of the MC_SIZE_TYPE enumeration, specifying whether to set the width or the height.

dwNewDisplayAreaWidthOrHeight [in]

Display area width or height. To get the minimum and maximum width and height, call GetMonitorDisplayAreaSize.

Return value

If the function succeeds, the return value is TRUE. If the function fails, the return value is FALSE. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Remarks

If this function is supported, the GetMonitorCapabilities function returns the MC_CAPS_DISPLAY_AREA_SIZE flag.

This function takes about 50 milliseconds to return.

The width and height settings are continuous monitor settings. For more information, see Using the High-Level Monitor Configuration Functions.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008

Header

HighLevelMonitorConfigurationAPI.h

Library

Dxva2.lib

DLL

Dxva2.dll

See also

Monitor Configuration Functions

 

 

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Build date: 2/3/2012

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