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LoadMenuIndirect function

Loads the specified menu template in memory.

Syntax


HMENU WINAPI LoadMenuIndirect(
  _In_  const MENUTEMPLATE *lpMenuTemplate
);

Parameters

lpMenuTemplate [in]

Type: const MENUTEMPLATE*

A pointer to a menu template or an extended menu template. A menu template consists of a MENUITEMTEMPLATEHEADER structure followed by one or more contiguous MENUITEMTEMPLATE structures. An extended menu template consists of a MENUEX_TEMPLATE_HEADER structure followed by one or more contiguous MENUEX_TEMPLATE_ITEM structures.

Return value

Type: HMENU

If the function succeeds, the return value is a handle to the menu.

If the function fails, the return value is NULL. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Remarks

For both the ANSI and the Unicode version of this function, the strings in the MENUITEMTEMPLATE structure must be Unicode strings.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Winuser.h (include Windows.h)

Library

User32.lib

DLL

User32.dll

Unicode and ANSI names

LoadMenuIndirectW (Unicode) and LoadMenuIndirectA (ANSI)

See also

Reference
LoadMenu
MENUEX_TEMPLATE_HEADER
MENUEX_TEMPLATE_ITEM
MENUITEMTEMPLATE
MENUITEMTEMPLATEHEADER
Conceptual
Menus

 

 

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