ID2D1Device::CreateDeviceContext method

Creates a new device context from a Direct2D device.

Syntax

HRESULT CreateDeviceContext(
  D2D1_DEVICE_CONTEXT_OPTIONS options,
  ID2D1DeviceContext          **deviceContext
);

Parameters

options

Type: D2D1_DEVICE_CONTEXT_OPTIONS

The options to be applied to the created device context.

deviceContext

Type: const ID2D1DeviceContext**

When this method returns, contains the address of a pointer to the new device context.

Return Value

Type: HRESULT

If the method succeeds, it returns S_OK. If it fails, it returns an HRESULT error code.

Remarks

The new device context will not have a selected target bitmap. The caller must create and select a bitmap as the target surface of the context.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 8 and Platform Update for Windows 7 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2012 and Platform Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 [desktop apps | UWP apps]
Target Platform Windows
Header d2d1_1.h
Library D2d1.lib
DLL D2d1.dll

See Also

ID2D1Device

ID2D1DeviceContext

ID2D1DeviceContext::SetTarget