Was this page helpful?
Your feedback about this content is important. Let us know what you think.
Additional feedback?
1500 characters remaining
Export (0) Print
Expand All
Important This document may not represent best practices for current development, links to downloads and other resources may no longer be valid. Current recommended version can be found here.


Gets the handle of the icon, previously set with SetIcon, that is associated with CStatic.

HICON GetIcon( ) const;

A handle to the current icon, or NULL if no icon has been set.

CStatic myStatic;

// Create a child icon static control.
myStatic.Create(_T("my static"), 

// If no icon is defined for the static control, define the icon 
// to the system error icon.
if (myStatic.GetIcon() == NULL)
   myStatic.SetIcon( ::LoadIcon(NULL, IDI_ERROR) );

Community Additions

© 2015 Microsoft