Turn off display in Windows



  • I'm looking to a way to turn off the display in Windows through my application in the same way Windows can through it's Power Options in Control Panel. I'm not looking for a screen saver but rather to kill the output so the monitor will idle.

    I'm using Qt v4.8.5 and would love any suggestions and/or example code that I can try and implement. Thank you!


  • Moderators

    welcome to devnet

    Your post is similar to a post of mine. AFAIK you still need platform specific code. This is not supported by Qt.



  • I've seen some posts talking about SystemParametersInfo and being able to control screensaver and power dimming features, however I haven't found really any good example code of this.


  • Moderators

    Sorry, forgot to give you "the link":http://qt-project.org/forums/viewthread/5960/ to my earlier post. As far as I know, you have to dig through the description of the API on MSDN


Log in to reply
 

Looks like your connection to Qt Forum was lost, please wait while we try to reconnect.