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GetBkColor function

The GetBkColor function returns the current background color for the specified device context.

Syntax


COLORREF GetBkColor(
  _In_ HDC hdc
);

Parameters

hdc [in]

Handle to the device context whose background color is to be returned.

Return value

If the function succeeds, the return value is a COLORREF value for the current background color.

If the function fails, the return value is CLR_INVALID.

Examples

For an example, see Using Rectangles.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Wingdi.h (include Windows.h)

Library

Gdi32.lib

DLL

Gdi32.dll

See also

Painting and Drawing Overview
Painting and Drawing Functions
GetBkMode
SetBkColor
COLORREF

 

 

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