ControlPaint.CreateHBitmapColorMask Method (Bitmap, IntPtr)


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Creates a Win32 HBITMAP out of the image.

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

[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.UnmanagedCode)]
public static IntPtr CreateHBitmapColorMask(
	Bitmap bitmap,
	IntPtr monochromeMask


Type: System.Drawing.Bitmap

The Bitmap to create.

Type: System.IntPtr

A pointer to the monochrome mask.

Return Value

Type: System.IntPtr

An IntPtr representing the handle to the bitmap.

You are responsible for de-allocating the HBITMAP. If the image uses transparency, the background will be filled with the specified color.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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