SetPixel

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4/8/2010

This function sets the pixel at the specified coordinates to the specified color.


COLORREF SetPixel(
  HDC hdc, 
  int X, 
  int Y, 
  COLORREF crColor
); 

hdc

[in] Handle to the device context.

X

[in] Specifies the x-coordinate, in logical units, of the point to be set.

Y

[in] Specifies the y-coordinate, in logical units, of the point to be set.

crColor

[in] Specifies the color to be used to paint the point.

The RGB value that the function sets the pixel to indicates success.

This value may differ from the color specified by crColor; that happens when an exact match for the specified color cannot be found.

–1 indicates failure.

To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

The function fails if the pixel coordinates lie outside of the current clipping region.

Not all devices support the SetPixel function. For more information, see GetDeviceCaps.

Headerwindows.h
Librarycoredll.lib
Windows Embedded CEWindows CE 2.0 and later
Windows MobileWindows Mobile Version 5.0 and later

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