screencapture with PIL question

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at
Tue Jul 15 09:59:00 CEST 2008

En Mon, 14 Jul 2008 12:11:55 -0300, greg <gregvika at> escribi�:

> I am able to use the PIL module to capture a screen or specific
> window.  My problem is when capturing a window (on windows XP) I can
> only capture the "visible" portion of the window.  Is there any way to
> capture the entire window?  specifically the scrolled portion of a
> window that is not visible on the screen.

Camtasia Studio -a commercial product- has a few ways to do that; one is  
to send many simulated mouse clicks to the window scroll bars, capturing  
the window contents in stripes.
pywinauto would help on doing that from Python

Gabriel Genellina

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