Function Reference


Creates a bitmap compatible with the device and fills it the specified color

#include <WinAPIGdi.au3>
_WinAPI_CreateCompatibleBitmapEx ( $hDC, $iWidth, $iHeight, $iRGB )


$hDC Handle to a device context.
$iWidth The bitmap width, in pixels.
$iHeight The bitmap height, in pixels.
$iRGB The bitmap color, in RGB.

Return Value

Success: Handle to the compatible solid bitmap (DDB).
Failure: 0 and sets the @error flag to non-zero.


The color format of the bitmap created by the _WinAPI_CreateCompatibleBitmapEx() function matches the color format of the device identified by the $hDC parameter.
This bitmap can be selected into any memory device context that is compatible with the original device.

When you no longer need the bitmap, call the _WinAPI_DeleteObject() function to delete it.