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DeleteObject

Windows Mobile 6.5
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4/8/2010

This function deletes a logical pen, brush, font, bitmap, region, or palette, freeing all system resources associated with the object. After the object is deleted, the specified handle is no longer valid.


BOOL DeleteObject(
  HGDIOBJ hObject
); 

hObject

[in] Handle to a logical pen, brush, font, bitmap, region, or palette.

Nonzero indicates success.

Zero indicates that the specified handle is not valid or that the handle is currently selected into a device context.

To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Do not delete a drawing object (pen or brush) while it is still selected into a device context.

When a pattern brush is deleted, the bitmap associated with the brush is not deleted. The bitmap must be deleted independently.

Headerwindows.h
Librarycoredll.lib
Windows Embedded CEWindows CE 1.0 and later
Windows MobileWindows Mobile Version 5.0 and later

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