Sunday, March 15, 2015

How to take snapshot (screenshot) using (C#, VB)

Introduction: In this article I will explain how to take snapshot/screenshot of desktop or a particular open window using (C#, VB)

 take snapshot

Html Markup Of page:
<asp:Button ID="Button1" runat="server" Text="Take ScreenShot" onclick="Button1_Click"/>

Note: - First of all we have to add the reference of System.Windows.Forms library.

C# Code:
using System.Windows.Forms;
using System.Drawing.Imaging;
using System.Drawing;

    protected void Button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        Capture("E:/SS/" + Guid.NewGuid() + "ScreenShot.png");
    public static void Capture(string CapturedScreenShot)
            Bitmap bitmap = new Bitmap(Screen.PrimaryScreen.Bounds.Width, Screen.PrimaryScreen.Bounds.Height);
            Graphics graphics = Graphics.FromImage(bitmap as System.Drawing.Image);
            graphics.CopyFromScreen(5, 5, 5, 5, bitmap.Size);
            bitmap.Save(CapturedScreenShot, ImageFormat.Png);
        catch (Exception ex)

VB Code:
Imports System.Drawing.Imaging
Imports System.Drawing
Imports System.Windows.Forms

Protected Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
        Capture("E:/SS/" & Convert.ToString(Guid.NewGuid()) & "ScreenShot.png")
    End Sub
    Public Shared Sub Capture(ByVal CapturedScreenShot As String)
            Dim bitmap As New Bitmap(Screen.PrimaryScreen.Bounds.Width, Screen.PrimaryScreen.Bounds.Height)
            Dim graphics__1 As Graphics = Graphics.FromImage(TryCast(bitmap, System.Drawing.Image))
            graphics__1.CopyFromScreen(5, 5, 5, 5, bitmap.Size)
            bitmap.Save(CapturedScreenShot, ImageFormat.Png)
        Catch ex As Exception
        End Try

    End Sub

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1 comment:

  1. hot to store that taken screenshot on sql database plz help me i want to store taken screenshot into database