[Lazarus] How to copy specific region of desktop?

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 08:36:13 CET 2021

On Wed, 03 Feb 2021 00:03:20 +0100, Bo Berglund via lazarus
<lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:

>I wonder if there is a (preferably cross-platform) method to:
>1) Select a region of the current desktop by placing a rectangle over it with
>the mouse.
>2) Copy the part of the desktop within the rectangle as an image to the
>If so what functions do I need to accomplish the selection and the copy?
>I am using Lazarus 2.0.10 and Fpc 3.2.0 on Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04.5

I realized this probably is better handled on the Lazarus *forum* than in the
mail list so I created a thread there. Please respond on the forum if you want
to contribute.



Bo Berglund
Developer in Sweden

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