CreateSolidBrush (Windows CE 5.0)

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This function creates a logical brush that has the specified solid color.

HBRUSH CreateSolidBrush(COLORREFcrColor);


  • crColor
    [in] Specifies the color of the brush.

Return Values

A handle that identifies a logical brush indicates success.

NULL indicates failure.

To get extended error information, call GetLastError.


A solid brush is a bitmap that the system uses to paint the interiors of filled shapes.

After an application creates a brush by calling CreateSolidBrush, it can select that brush into any device context by calling the SelectObject function.

Windows CE does not support dithered brushes.

When you no longer need the brush, call the DeleteObject function to delete it.


OS Versions: Windows CE 1.0 and later.
Header: Windows.h.
Link Library: Coredll.lib.

See Also

SelectObject | DeleteObject | GDI Functions

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