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Image.FromHbitmap Method (IntPtr)

Creates a Bitmap from a handle to a GDI bitmap.

Namespace: System.Drawing
Assembly: System.Drawing (in system.drawing.dll)

public static Bitmap FromHbitmap (
	IntPtr hbitmap
)
public static Bitmap FromHbitmap (
	IntPtr hbitmap
)
public static function FromHbitmap (
	hbitmap : IntPtr
) : Bitmap
Not applicable.

Parameters

hbitmap

The GDI bitmap handle from which to create the Bitmap.

Return Value

The Bitmap this method creates.

The FromHbitmap method makes a copy of the GDI bitmap; so you can release the incoming GDI bitmap using the GDIDeleteObject method immediately after creating the new Image.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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