This function creates a rectangular region.

HRGN CreateRectRgnIndirect(
const RECT *lprc


  • lprc
    [in] Long pointer to a RECT structure that contains the coordinates of the upper-left and lower-right corners of the rectangle that defines the region.

Return Values

The handle to the region indicates success. NULL indicates failure. To get extended error information, call GetLastError.


The region will be exclusive of the bottom and right edges.

Windows CE represents regions using 16-bit values.


Runs on Versions Defined in Include Link to
Windows CE OS 1.0 and later Wingdi.h   Mgrgn.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

DeleteObject, GetLastError, SelectObject, RECT

 Last updated on Tuesday, July 13, 2004

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