This function returns the current size, in bytes, of the specified local memory object.

UINT LocalSize(


  • hMem
    [in] Handle to the local memory object. This handle is returned by the LocalAlloc or LocalReAlloc function.

Return Values

The size, in bytes, of the specified local memory object indicates success. Zero indicates that the specified handle is not valid or if the object has been discarded. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.


The size of a memory block may be larger than the size requested when the memory was allocated.


Runs on Versions Defined in Include Link to
Windows CE OS 1.0 and later Winbase.h   Lmem.lib

Note   This API is part of the complete Windows CE OS package as provided by Microsoft. The functionality of a particular platform is determined by the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and some devices may not support this API.

See Also

GetLastError, LocalAlloc, LocalReAlloc

 Last updated on Tuesday, July 13, 2004

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