ImageList_BeginDrag function

Begins dragging an image.

Syntax

BOOL ImageList_BeginDrag(
  HIMAGELIST himlTrack,
  int        iTrack,
  int        dxHotspot,
  int        dyHotspot
);

Parameters

himlTrack

Type: HIMAGELIST

A handle to the image list.

iTrack

Type: int

The index of the image to drag.

dxHotspot

Type: int

The x-coordinate of the location of the drag position relative to the upper-left corner of the image.

dyHotspot

Type: int

The y-coordinate of the location of the drag position relative to the upper-left corner of the image.

Return Value

Type: BOOL

Returns nonzero if successful, or zero otherwise.

Remarks

This function creates a temporary image list that is used for dragging. In response to subsequent WM_MOUSEMOVE messages, you can move the drag image by using the ImageList_DragMove function. To end the drag operation, you can use the ImageList_EndDrag function.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header commctrl.h
Library Comctl32.lib
DLL Comctl32.dll