ITextHost::TxReleaseDC method (textserv.h)

Releases the device context obtained by the ITextHost::TxGetDC method.


INT TxReleaseDC(
  [in] HDC hdc


[in] hdc

Type: HDC

Handle to the device context to release.

Return value

Type: INT

Returns 1 if hdc was released; otherwise 0.

For more information on COM error codes, see Error Handling in COM.


This method is only valid when the control is in-place active; calls while the control is inactive may fail.


Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header textserv.h
DLL Msftedit.dll

See also


Windowless Rich Edit Controls Overview