[This function is subject to change with each operating system revision. Instead, use the DirectDraw and Microsoft Direct3DAPIs; these APIs insulate applications from such operating system changes, and hide many other difficulties involved in interacting directly with display drivers. ]
GdiEntry3 is defined as an alias for this function.
Pointer to the user-mode DirectDraw object. See the DDK documentation for details.
If successful, this function returns TRUE; otherwise it returns FALSE.
Applications are advised to use the DirectDraw and Direct3D APIs to create and manage graphics device objects. These constructs abstract the device creation process in a simplified and operating-system-independent way.
Minimum supported client
|Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]|
Minimum supported server
|Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]|