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LoadCursorFromFile function

Creates a cursor based on data contained in a file.

Syntax


HCURSOR WINAPI LoadCursorFromFile(
  _In_  LPCTSTR lpFileName
);

Parameters

lpFileName [in]

Type: LPCTSTR

The source of the file data to be used to create the cursor. The data in the file must be in either .CUR or .ANI format.

If the high-order word of lpFileName is nonzero, it is a pointer to a string that is a fully qualified name of a file containing cursor data.

Return value

Type: HCURSOR

If the function is successful, the return value is a handle to the new cursor.

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

Return codeDescription
ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND

The specified file cannot be found.

 

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

LoadCursorFromFileW (Unicode) and LoadCursorFromFileA (ANSI)

See also

Reference
LoadCursor
SetCursor
SetSystemCursor
Conceptual
Cursors

 

 

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