Export (0) Print
Expand All
Expand Minimize

SetBkMode (Windows CE 5.0)

Windows CE 5.0
Send Feedback

This function sets the background mix mode of the specified device context. The background mix mode is used with text, hatched brushes, and with non-solid pen styles.

int SetBkMode(
  HDC hdc, 
  int iBkMode
); 

Parameters

hdc
[in] Handle to the device context.
iBkMode
[in] Specifies the background mode.

It is either of the following values.

ValueDescription
OPAQUEBackground is filled with the current background color before the text, hatched brush, or pen is drawn.
TRANSPARENTBackground remains untouched.

Return Values

If the function succeeds, the return value specifies the previous background mode.

If the function fails, the return value is zero.

To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

Remarks

The SetBkMode function affects the line styles for lines drawn using a pen created by the CreatePen function.

The iBkMode parameter can also be set to driver-specific values. GDI passes such values to the device driver and otherwise ignores them.

The iBkMode parameter is stored internally as a single byte.

Requirements

OS Versions: Windows CE 1.0 and later.
Header: Windows.h.
Link Library: Coredll.lib.

See Also

CreatePen | GetBkMode | GDI Functions


Send Feedback on this topic to the authors

Feedback FAQs

© 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.


Show:
© 2014 Microsoft