IImagingFactory::CreateImageDecoder (Windows CE 5.0)

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This method creates and initializes an IImageDecoder interface you can use to process the specified input data stream.

HRESULT CreateImageDecoder(  IStream*        stream,  DecoderInitFlag flags,  IImageDecoder** decoder);


  • stream
    [in] A pointer to an IStream:IUnknown interface for the stream of input data.
  • flags
    [in] A DecoderInitFlag enumeration value indicating how the image decoder should be intialized.
  • decoder
    [out] A pointer to the resulting IImageDecoder interface pointer.

Return Values

If successful, this method returns S_OK.

This method may return E_POINTER if it fails.


This method locates the appropriate decoder based on the header bytes in the input data stream.


OS Versions: Windows CE 5.0 and later.
Header: Imaging.h.
Link Library: Imaging.

See Also

IImagingFactory | IImageDecoder | IStream:IUnknown | DecoderInitFlag

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