Screen Method

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Used to access the properties of a Screen object. Returns a reference to the screen passed.



Part Type Description
index Integer The number of the screen whose property you wish to read. The main screen is screen zero.
property Any screen object property name The property you wish to read. See the description of the Screen class.


You can use the Screen function to access the screen properties for the monitors attached to the user's computer. Screen 0 is the main screen. You can use the ScreenCount function to determine how many screens exist.


This example displays the size of the user's main screen.

MsgBox("Your main screen is " + Str(Screen(0).Width) + _
" by " + Str(Screen(0).Height) + ".")

See Also

Screen class; ScreenCount function.