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The GetClipCursor function retrieves the screen coordinates of the rectangular area to which the cursor is confined.

BOOL GetClipCursor(

    LPRECT lpRect 

// address of structure for rectangle



Points to a RECT structure that receives the screen coordinates of the confining rectangle. The structure receives the dimensions of the screen if the cursor is not confined to a rectangle.

Return Values

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.


The cursor is a shared resource. If an application confines the cursor with the ClipCursor function, it must later release the cursor by using ClipCursor before relinquishing control to another application.

The calling process must have WINSTA_READATTRIBUTES access to the window station.

See Also

ClipCursor, GetCursorPos, RECT 

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