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This article explains about computer desktop and Desktop object in Microsoft Small Basic programming language.

What is Desktop

Desktop is a screen displayed after signing in Windows (or some other operating systems).  Following picture is a desktop of Windows 10.

Desktop Object

Desktop object in Small Basic has two properties and one operation.


Desktop object has two read-only properties:

  • Height - the screen height of the primary desktop in pixels.
  • Width - the screen width of the primary desktop in pixels.


Desktop object has one operation:

  • SetWallPaper - to change the picture for the wall paper of the desktop.

Sample Program

  • Desktop Sample Program (BLS788) - to show Desktop.Width and Desktop.Height and calls Desktop.SetWallPaper().

Copyright Notice

The house photo above is copyrighted by Wojtek Gurak (CC BY-NC 2.0).

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