IDesktopWallpaper interface

Members

The IDesktopWallpaper interface inherits from the IUnknown interface. IDesktopWallpaper also has these types of members:

Methods

The IDesktopWallpaper interface has these methods.

MethodDescription
AdvanceSlideshow

Switches the wallpaper on a specified monitor to the next image in the slideshow.

Enable

Enables or disables the desktop background.

GetBackgroundColor

Retrieves the color that is visible on the desktop when no image is displayed or when the desktop background has been disabled. This color is also used as a border when the desktop wallpaper does not fill the entire screen.

GetMonitorDevicePathAt

Retrieves the unique ID of one of the system's monitors.

GetMonitorDevicePathCount

Retrieves the number of monitors that are associated with the system.

GetMonitorRECT

Retrieves the display rectangle of the specified monitor.

GetPosition

Retrieves the current display value for the desktop background image.

GetSlideshow

Gets the images that are being displayed in the desktop wallpaper slideshow.

GetSlideshowOptions

Gets the current desktop wallpaper slideshow settings for shuffle and timing.

GetStatus

Gets the current status of the slideshow.

GetWallpaper

Gets the current desktop wallpaper.

SetBackgroundColor

Sets the color that is visible on the desktop when no image is displayed or when the desktop background has been disabled. This color is also used as a border when the desktop wallpaper does not fill the entire screen.

SetPosition

Sets the display option for the desktop wallpaper image, determining whether the image should be centered, tiled, or stretched.

SetSlideshow

Specifies the images to use for the desktop wallpaper slideshow.

SetSlideshowOptions

Sets the desktop wallpaper slideshow settings for shuffle and timing.

SetWallpaper

Sets the desktop wallpaper.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8 [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012 [desktop apps only]

Header

Shobjidl.h

IDL

Shobjidl.idl

 

 

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