Query screen resolution?

Rami Chowdhury rami.chowdhury at gmail.com
Fri Aug 28 20:27:15 CEST 2009


> But I was hoping for something built-in, and something non-OS
> specific.

I don't know about built-ins, but I do believe that pygame (which *is*  
cross-platform) will let you get at that information:
	http://www.pygame.org/docs/ref/display.html#pygame.display.Info

On Fri, 28 Aug 2009 11:13:06 -0700, AK Eric <warpcat at sbcglobal.net> wrote:

> Thought this would be easy, maybe I'm missing something :)  Trying to
> query the x,y resolution of my screen.  I've seen this available
> through http://python.net/crew/mhammond/win32/ :
>
> from win32api import GetSystemMetrics
> print "width =", GetSystemMetrics (0)
> print "height =",GetSystemMetrics (1)
>
> But I was hoping for something built-in, and something non-OS
> specific.  Is that available?  Would be nice to detect for multiple
> monitors as well, but I'm probably asking too much :)
>
> Thanks!



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