FrameRgn function (wingdi.h)

The FrameRgn function draws a border around the specified region by using the specified brush.


BOOL FrameRgn(
  [in] HDC    hdc,
  [in] HRGN   hrgn,
  [in] HBRUSH hbr,
  [in] int    w,
  [in] int    h


[in] hdc

Handle to the device context.

[in] hrgn

Handle to the region to be enclosed in a border. The region's coordinates are presumed to be in logical units.

[in] hbr

Handle to the brush to be used to draw the border.

[in] w

Specifies the width, in logical units, of vertical brush strokes.

[in] h

Specifies the height, in logical units, of horizontal brush strokes.

Return value

If the function succeeds, the return value is nonzero.

If the function fails, the return value is zero.


Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header wingdi.h (include Windows.h)
Library Gdi32.lib
DLL Gdi32.dll

See also



Region Functions

Regions Overview