SetBkColor (Compact 2013)

3/28/2014

This function sets the current background color to the specified color. If the device cannot represent the specified color, it sets the background color to the nearest physical color.


COLORREF SetBkColor(
  HDC hdc, 
  COLORREF crColor
); 

hdc

[in] Handle to the device context.

crColor

[in] Specifies the new background color.

If the function succeeds, the return value specifies the previous background color as a COLORREF value.

If the function fails, the return value is CLR_INVALID.

To get extended error information, call GetLastError.

This function fills the gaps between styled lines drawn using a pen created by the CreatePen function.

The SetBKColor function also sets the background colors for the ExtTextOut function.

If the background mode is OPAQUE, the background color is used to fill gaps between styled lines, gaps between hatched lines in brushes, and character cells.

The background color is also used when converting bitmaps from color to monochrome and vice versa.

Header

windows.h

Library

coredll.lib

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