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 Shared Function FromHbitmap (
	hbitmap As IntPtr
) As Bitmap


Type: System.IntPtr

The GDI bitmap handle from which to create the Bitmap.

Return Value

Type: System.Drawing.Bitmap

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 GDI DeleteObject method immediately after creating the new Image.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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