GetArcDirection function

The GetArcDirection function retrieves the current arc direction for the specified device context. Arc and rectangle functions use the arc direction.

Syntax


int GetArcDirection(
  _In_ HDC hdc
);

Parameters

hdc [in]

Handle to the device context.

Return value

The return value specifies the current arc direction; it can be any one of the following values:

ValueMeaning
AD_COUNTERCLOCKWISEArcs and rectangles are drawn counterclockwise.
AD_CLOCKWISEArcs and rectangles are drawn clockwise.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Wingdi.h (include Windows.h)

Library

Gdi32.lib

DLL

Gdi32.dll

See also

Lines and Curves Overview
Line and Curve Functions
SetArcDirection

 

 

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