Returns the geometries of all of a screen's monitors.
A CAPI screen.
A list of screen rectangles.
returns the geometries of all the monitors of screen. A monitor corresponds to an entity that the host machine regards as a physical monitor.
ignores software manipulations like the desktop on GTK+.
The monitor geometry is a rectangle which includes all of its display area, including "system areas" like menubar and taskbar and so on. Examples of these include the Windows taskbar, the Mac OS X menu bar and the Mac OS X dock.
Each monitor geometry screen rectangle is represented by a list of four numbers: the
coordinates as offsets from the top-left of the primary monitor, and the
The first screen rectangle in the
list corresponds to the primary monitor.
differs from screen-internal-geometries by returning screen rectangles which include all the monitor areas, and also by ignoring desktop manipulations.
You cannot display a CAPI window on the Mac OS X menu bar. You can display a CAPI window in the area occupied by the Mac OS X dock or the Windows task bar, but the window will be obscured.
CAPI Reference Manual - 15 Dec 2011