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ControlPaint.CreateHBitmap16Bit Method

Creates a 16-bit color bitmap.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.UnmanagedCode)]
public static IntPtr CreateHBitmap16Bit(
	Bitmap bitmap,
	Color background


Type: System.Drawing.Bitmap
The Bitmap to create.
Type: System.Drawing.Color
The Color of the background.

Return Value

Type: System.IntPtr
An IntPtr representing the handle to the bitmap.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.