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Metafile Functions

The following functions are used with enhanced-format metafiles.

FunctionDescription
CloseEnhMetaFile Closes an enhanced-metafile device context.
CopyEnhMetaFile Copies the contents of an enhanced-format metafile to a specified file.
CreateEnhMetaFile Creates a device context for an enhanced-format metafile.
DeleteEnhMetaFile Deletes an enhanced-format metafile or an enhanced-format metafile handle.
EnhMetaFileProc An application-defined callback function used with the EnumEnhMetaFile function.
EnumEnhMetaFile Enumerates the records within an enhanced-format metafile.
GdiComment Copies a comment from a buffer into a specified enhanced-format metafile.
GetEnhMetaFile Creates a handle that identifies the enhanced-format metafile stored in the specified file.
GetEnhMetaFileBits Retrieves the contents of the specified enhanced-format metafile and copies them into a buffer.
GetEnhMetaFileDescription Retrieves an optional text description from an enhanced-format metafile and copies the string to the specified buffer.
GetEnhMetaFileHeader Retrieves the record containing the header for the specified enhanced-format metafile.
GetEnhMetaFilePaletteEntries Retrieves optional palette entries from the specified enhanced metafile.
GetWinMetaFileBits Converts the enhanced-format records from a metafile into Windows-format records.
PlayEnhMetaFile Displays the picture stored in the specified enhanced-format metafile.
PlayEnhMetaFileRecord Plays an enhanced-metafile record by executing the graphics device interface (GDI) functions identified by the record.
SetEnhMetaFileBits Creates a memory-based enhanced-format metafile from the specified data.
SetWinMetaFileBits Converts a metafile from the older Windows format to the new enhanced format.

 

Obsolete Functions

The following functions are obsolete. The are provided for compatibility with Windows-format metafiles.

 

 

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