Bitmap::GetHICON method (gdiplusheaders.h)

The Bitmap::GetHICON method creates an icon from this Bitmap object.


Status GetHICON(
  [out] HICON *hicon


[out] hicon

Type: HICON*

Pointer to an HICON that receives a handle to the icon.

Return value

Type: Status

If the method succeeds, it returns Ok, which is an element of the Status enumeration.

If the method fails, it returns one of the other elements of the Status enumeration.


Minimum supported client Windows XP, Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header gdiplusheaders.h (include Gdiplus.h)
Library Gdiplus.lib
DLL Gdiplus.dll

See also



Images, Bitmaps, and Metafiles

Using Images, Bitmaps, and Metafiles