IDirect3DSurface9::ReleaseDC method

Release a device context handle.

Syntax


HRESULT ReleaseDC(
  [in] HDC hdc
);

Parameters

hdc [in]

Type: HDC

Handle to a device context.

Return value

Type: HRESULT

If the method succeeds, the return value is D3D_OK. D3DERR_INVALIDCALL is returned if the argument is invalid.

Remarks

An hdc is a Windows resource. It must be released after use so Windows can return it to the pool of available resources.

This method will release only the device context returned by IDirect3DSurface9::GetDC. Otherwise, this method will fail.

Requirements

Header

D3D9.h

Library

D3D9.lib

See also

IDirect3DSurface9
IDirect3DSurface9::GetDC

 

 

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