This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.


Retrieves the dimensions of the tightest bounding rectangle around the current clipping boundary.

virtual int GetClipBox(
   LPRECT lpRect 
) const;



Points to the RECT structure or CRect object that is to receive the rectangle dimensions.

The clipping region's type. It can be any of the following values:

  • COMPLEXREGION   Clipping region has overlapping borders.

  • ERROR   Device context is not valid.

  • NULLREGION   Clipping region is empty.

  • SIMPLEREGION   Clipping region has no overlapping borders.

The dimensions are copied to the buffer pointed to by lpRect.