Can Delphi Firemonkey TControl.MakeScreenshot work in a thread?

  

I’ve created a simple FireMonkey screenshot capture that works fine on Android and Windows..:

procedure Capture;
var
B : TBitmap;
begin
try
B := Layout1.MakeScreenshot;
try
B.SaveToFile( ..somefilepath.png );
finally
B.Free;
end;
except
on E:Exception do
ShowMessage( E.Message );
end;
end;

end;

when I moved it to a thread as below, it works fine in Windows but in Android I get the exception ‘bitmap too big’ from the call to MakeScreenshot. Are there additional steps needed to employ MakeScreenshot in a thread?

procedure ScreenCaptureUsingThread;
begin
TThread.CreateAnonymousThread(
procedure ()
var
B : TBitmap;
begin
try
B := Layout1.MakeScreenshot;
try
B.SaveToFile( ‘…somefilepath.png’ );
finally
B.Free;
end;
except
on E:Exception do
TThread.Synchronize( nil,
procedure ()
begin
ShowMessage( E.Message );
end );
end).Start;
end;

Later addition. Based on suggestions by Sir Rufo and Sebastian Z, this solved the problem and allowed use of a thread:

procedure Capture;
begin
TThread.CreateAnonymousThread(
procedure ()
var
S : string;
B : TBitmap;
begin
try
// Make a file name and path for the screen shot
S := ‘…SomePathAndFilename.png’;
try
// Take the screenshot
TThread.Synchronize( nil,
procedure ()
begin
B := Layout1.MakeScreenshot;
// Show an animation to indicate success
SomeAnimation.Start;
end );

B.SaveToFile( S );
finally
B.Free;
end;
except
on E:Exception do
begin
TThread.Synchronize( nil,
procedure ()
begin
ShowMessage( E.Message );
end );
end;
end;
end).Start;
end;

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