screencapture with PIL question

Casey Caseyweb at
Mon Jul 14 18:18:35 CEST 2008

On Jul 14, 11:11 am, greg <gregv... at> wrote:
> 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.
> Thanks for any help.

You might want to check out
wxPython supports different types of device contexts including
wx.ClientDC (the client area of a window), wx.WindowDC (a specific
window), and wx.ScreenDC (anywhere or everywhere on the underlying

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